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"Advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning have again raised fears of large-scale job losses. And while labor-market adaptation is likely to stave off permanent high unemployment, it cannot be counted on to prevent a sharp _...Read More_
"Advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning have again raised fears of large-scale job losses. And while labor-market adaptation is likely to stave off permanent high unemployment, it cannot be counted on to prevent a sharp _...Read More_
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"Not long ago, the question was rarely asked. Now, politicians and economists of various stripes are willing to consider it."
"Not long ago, the question was rarely asked. Now, politicians and economists of various stripes are willing to consider it."
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I will believe it when I hear we have gone from 10 million unemployed to 1 million, and we have a $15hr wage so that people can get back on there feet. The stock market is overheating and people are gambling money they can't afford to lose.
I will believe it when I hear we have gone from 10 million unemployed to 1 million, and we have a $15hr wage so that people can get back on there feet. The stock market is overheating and people are gambling money they can't afford to lose.
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"When Andrew Haldane claims post-Covid UK is ‘poised like a coiled spring’, he does no favours to either his reputation or the debate over the future."
"When Andrew Haldane claims post-Covid UK is ‘poised like a coiled spring’, he does no favours to either his reputation or the debate over the future."
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"Truly massive unemployment benefits are not a policy that any conservative would normally entertain. But COVID-19 does crazy things to all of us."
"Truly massive unemployment benefits are not a policy that any conservative would normally entertain. But COVID-19 does crazy things to all of us."
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"Past stimulus payments haven done enough to stoke consumer spending, and that will influence what the next relief bill looks like."
"Past stimulus payments haven done enough to stoke consumer spending, and that will influence what the next relief bill looks like."
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The underlying health of the economy is, and always has been, measured by the health of the labor market.
The underlying health of the economy is, and always has been, measured by the health of the labor market.
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"As the unemployment crisis drags on, a Reddit forum has become a place to figure out how to navigate an antiquated and disorganized system for providing people a financial lifeline."
"As the unemployment crisis drags on, a Reddit forum has become a place to figure out how to navigate an antiquated and disorganized system for providing people a financial lifeline."
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The federal government’s efforts to help unemployed workers get through the pandemic have centered on increasing the size and extending the duration of weekly benefit checks. But there is a critical hole in these plans. "The unemployment _...Read More_
The federal government’s efforts to help unemployed workers get through the pandemic have centered on increasing the size and extending the duration of weekly benefit checks. But there is a critical hole in these plans. "The unemployment _...Read More_
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Health equity is not something that is “achieved,” because this implies the absence of conflict. We must be explicit in our language & goals, and judicious in our choice of questions and methods, all of which must be rooted in _...Read More_
Health equity is not something that is “achieved,” because this implies the absence of conflict. We must be explicit in our language & goals, and judicious in our choice of questions and methods, all of which must be rooted in _...Read More_
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33 years of gender equality progress, wiped out in a year. Only 57% of women are working or looking for jobs, the fewest since 1988. _...Read More_
33 years of gender equality progress, wiped out in a year. Only 57% of women are working or looking for jobs, the fewest since 1988. _...Read More_
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>"President Joe Biden tried to include a federal $15 minimum wage in his COVID-19 relief plan in an effort to help workers. But good intentions don't make _...Read More_
>"President Joe Biden tried to include a federal $15 minimum wage in his COVID-19 relief plan in an effort to help workers. But good intentions don't make _...Read More_
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"Tunisia’s finance minister said he’s fully committed to taking unpopular steps to salvage the economy before resuming loan talks with the International Monetary Fund, just weeks after protests over entrenched unemployment and poverty _...Read More_
"Tunisia’s finance minister said he’s fully committed to taking unpopular steps to salvage the economy before resuming loan talks with the International Monetary Fund, just weeks after protests over entrenched unemployment and poverty _...Read More_
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"Disposable real per capita income rose 5.5% in 2020, the highest rate since 1984, due largely to transfer payments."
"Disposable real per capita income rose 5.5% in 2020, the highest rate since 1984, due largely to transfer payments."
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"January employment numbers suggest a stalling of progress toward a full recovery."
"January employment numbers suggest a stalling of progress toward a full recovery."