Behind The Numbers: Slow Job Growth Is A Problem; Long-term Unemployment Is A Crisis

Perhaps the most depressing aspect of last week's report -- and the recovery in general -- is the huge number of long-term unemployed workers

Topics:  long-term   
  • Labor-force dropout rate spells trouble for economy -
    As job growth has picked up, the number of ... some recession-related factors, such as how long-term unemployment affects a person’s job ...
    07/21/2014 - 1:25 pm | View Link
  • Wonkbook: Yellen’s message for the economy - Washington Post
    ... capture the true strain in the job market. ... Bloomberg Businessweek . Will the long-term and ... of strong economic growth with declining ...
    07/16/2014 - 8:56 am | View Link
  • Economic growth will be challenged as population ages - My West Texas
    ... continues its slow jobs recovery, but unemployment, underemployment, and long-term unemployment are ... getting back to pre-recession job ...
    07/11/2014 - 1:05 pm | View Link
  • Wonkbook: What you need to know about Boehner’s plan to sue Obama - Washington Post
    ... criticized the provision as a job killer ... They don’t abuse the long-term unemployed. ... earnings in an environment of slow economic ...
    07/11/2014 - 9:24 am | View Link
  • Are Falling Jobless Claims a Sign June’s Hiring Flurry Wasn’t a ... - Wall St. Cheat Sheet
    Solid Weekly Jobless Claims Report From the Labor Department - Yahoo! Finance
    07/10/2014 - 2:09 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Meet Art Pope Transcript | WUNC
    Below is a transcript of the conversation with North Carolina Budget Director Art Pope. Please note: transcripts are created on deadline and may not be in final form. It may be updated or revised in the future. The authoritative record is the audio file.
    06/20/2014 - 12:56 am | View Link
  • Wonkblog: Wonkbook: The American center is shrinking
    Congress doesn
    06/13/2014 - 8:38 am | View Link
  • Europe’s Fiscal Crisis Revealed: An In-Depth Analysis of Spending, Austerity, and Growth
    Alberto Alesina, PhD, is Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy at Harvard University. He is also a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Center for Economic Policy Research, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Econometric Society.
    06/10/2014 - 4:47 pm | View Link
  • Whatever It Takes
    Since today’s theme is unmitigated Central bank failure , let’s start with a picture that tells a thousand words – of how the “Land of the Setting Sun” is on its last legs and where America, Europe, and the rest of the world’s fiat currency anchored economies must inevitably go.
    06/8/2014 - 12:52 pm | View Link
  • Outside the Box: New jobs strain to deliver middle-class wages
    The latest U.S. labor numbers show that unemployment is holding steady with 217,000 jobs created in May, but more workers find themselves stuck in low-wage jobs, writes Adam Hersh.
    06/6/2014 - 3:04 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Today’s Crappy Jobs Numbers, Brought To You By James Madison
    followed by a longer period of slow growth around 2.2 percent of Gross Domestic Product. These are not the sort of numbers that should give cheer to the long term unemployed or to young people struggling to find their first job. The origin of this problem ...
    02/7/2014 - 6:39 am | View Link
  • Nevada jobless numbers down slightly; Las Vegas rate drops to 9.7 percent
    Sure, job growth seems to have slowed in the summer. Still, long-term trends show above-average job creation ... Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday. The unemployment rate did tick down, though, falling to 9.5 percent in July, compared with ...
    08/16/2013 - 2:07 am | View Link
  • Obama, GOP clash on jobs numbers
    “Nearly five years of aggressive intervention by Washington — the ‘stimulus’ era of excessive spending, excessive red tape, and abuse by agencies like the IRS — have left our economy treading water with slow growth, high unemployment, and ...
    08/2/2013 - 3:01 am | View Link
  • New Jersey Job Numbers Provide Sobering Backdrop to Labor Day
    But all of them are looking for help finding a new job at a time when both the national and state unemployment rates remain at generational highs and population growth has created ... saying the long-term trends are favorable. “The national economy ...
    09/3/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Behind the Numbers: Slow Job Growth is a Problem; Long-term Unemployment is a Crisis
    Any way you slice it, Friday’s jobs numbers were a huge disappointment. Forecasters were expecting 150,000 jobs added, and even that figure would have represented mediocre job growth. But the actual number of 67,000 new jobs isn’t even enough to keep ...
    06/3/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Will the budget slow the growth of disability support ...
    THIS week’s federal budget included a package of reforms designed to help people receiving a disability support pension, or DSP, get into work.
    07/28/2014 - 2:56 am | View Website
  • Business News, Personal Finance and Money News
    Find the latest business news on Wall Street, jobs and the economy, the housing market, personal finance and money investments and much more on ABC News
    07/27/2014 - 9:12 pm | View Website
  • List of countries by long-term unemployment rate ...
    This is a list of countries by long-term unemployment rate published by the OECD for the year 2012. ... ...
    07/27/2014 - 10:28 am | View Website
  • Employment Situation Summary
    Employment Situation Summary Table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted ; Employment Situation Summary Table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted
    07/27/2014 - 5:20 am | View Website
  • FRB: Speech with Slideshow--Yellen, A Painfully Slow ...
    The Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington DC. ... Vice Chair Janet L. Yellen At the "A Trans-Atlantic Agenda for Shared Prosperity" conference ...
    07/26/2014 - 4:27 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More U.s. News