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"The nation has very low unemployment figures, but that masks a complex labour market."
"The nation has very low unemployment figures, but that masks a complex labour market."
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>"Obama’s undersized stimulus in 2009 doomed America to an economic lost decade."
>"Obama’s undersized stimulus in 2009 doomed America to an economic lost decade."
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"On Friday, the Labor Department posted a gain of 428,000 new jobs, enough to keep the unemployment rate at 3.6 percent, near a 50-year low. But cracks are starting to show in the jobs picture."
"On Friday, the Labor Department posted a gain of 428,000 new jobs, enough to keep the unemployment rate at 3.6 percent, near a 50-year low. But cracks are starting to show in the jobs picture."
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>"Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news"
>"Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news"
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"Middle-wage occupations have stagnated in a tight labour market."
"Middle-wage occupations have stagnated in a tight labour market."
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i absolutely love this idea for a story and presentation: Econ 101, explaining to people like me how inflation actually works. this is a sincere endorsement, i think a lot more news coverage would benefit from actually explaining stuff _...Read More_
i absolutely love this idea for a story and presentation: Econ 101, explaining to people like me how inflation actually works. this is a sincere endorsement, i think a lot more news coverage would benefit from actually explaining stuff _...Read More_
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"Public views of the economy are at odds not just with official statistics but also with self-reported experience, *paulkrugman writes. “We should try to understand where that disconnect is coming from.”
"Public views of the economy are at odds not just with official statistics but also with self-reported experience, *paulkrugman writes. “We should try to understand where that disconnect is coming from.”
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"few pieces of legislation have done more in a critical moment in our history to lift us out of crisis" Today, a must read on how the Am Rescue Plan led to less long-term econ hardship or “scarring” than any recovery in 50+ yrs."
"few pieces of legislation have done more in a critical moment in our history to lift us out of crisis" Today, a must read on how the Am Rescue Plan led to less long-term econ hardship or “scarring” than any recovery in 50+ yrs."
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"A great deal of progress has been made in the past year, and the White House was justifiably happy with the new report."
"A great deal of progress has been made in the past year, and the White House was justifiably happy with the new report."
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>"This is the best labor market most workers have ever experienced in their lives. So why are so many Americans feeling gloomy about the state of the US economy?"
>"This is the best labor market most workers have ever experienced in their lives. So why are so many Americans feeling gloomy about the state of the US economy?"
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"China’s top economic planner vows more favourable employment policies and help for fresh university grads, while economists warn of ripple effects that could worsen the nation’s demographic crisis."
"China’s top economic planner vows more favourable employment policies and help for fresh university grads, while economists warn of ripple effects that could worsen the nation’s demographic crisis."
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"If we want higher wages, we must win them through deliberate wage-boosting policies."
"If we want higher wages, we must win them through deliberate wage-boosting policies."
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"With ten months to the midterms, growth is strong but inflation is hurting the chances of Joe Biden and the Democrats."
"With ten months to the midterms, growth is strong but inflation is hurting the chances of Joe Biden and the Democrats."
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"The unemployment rate, which is calculated from a different survey of households, rose from 3.9% to 4%, the Labor Department said Friday."
"The unemployment rate, which is calculated from a different survey of households, rose from 3.9% to 4%, the Labor Department said Friday."