Cost-cutting could stunt the health care jobs expansion

Health care and education — caring for the rapidly aging U.S. population and educating the young — will account for almost half the new employment created over the next decade. But according to one economist, this projected jobs expansion may fall short as it runs into efforts to contain taxes and medical costs, especially in regions that voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump.

Data: Bureau of Labor Statistics; Chart: Chris Canipe / Axios