Job Loss, Job Training and Labor Market Scarring in the Rocky Mountain Region

By Nicholas Sly and Bethany Greene
October 05, 2020
3rd Quarter 2020 In this edition of the Rocky Mountain Economist we highlight on-the-job training for workers in the United States and the Rocky Mountain region and document job losses across occupations that vary in their required amounts of on-the-job training during this public health-induced downturn. Lost skills and training can pose a risk to recovery in the labor market over the longer-run.