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A growth deficit surely has been one of the hallmarks of the U.S. economy since the end of the Great Recession. But the Wall Street Journal editors must not be paying attention if they think that doubling down on the pro-rich, free-market policies
The latest U.S. unemployment situation from various sources does not provide much hope for a quick recovery of the U.S. economy. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) A review of the latest U.S. unemployment situation from various sources does not provide
Shrinking Job Opportunities Photo:Pew Where are the long-term unemployed? In the fourth quarter of 2011, the Pacific division had the highest long-term unemployment rate as a percentage of its labor force. Source: Pew Photo:Pew Historical long-term
In 2010, I devised the jobs gap to measure how much worse unemployment is in California than in the rest of America. The jobs gap is calculated by subtracting the national unemployment level from California's. Of course, the major factor affecting
These industries are hiring Tapan Munroe, financial columnist Posted: 12/22/2010 11:09:50 AM PST Jobs are America's number one issue and will remain a top priority for years to come given a fundamental long-term problem in our nation's economy: the
U.S. needs millions of new jobs for full recovery Compared to last year at this time (September 2010 vs. September 2009) the national economy has added only 321,000 new jobs. Optimists might point out that at least employment is moving in the right
A s Bryan Webb's search for employment dragged on for almost a year, he got some heavy grilling from hiring managers about the growing gap in his job history. “I'd get questions like: ‘How come you're still unemployed if you're so good?' “ recalls Mr.