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

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  • Eurozone youth unemployment aggravated by slow growth, lack of reforms: IMF survey
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    But year-on-year private job growth, a better indicator of the labor market’s long-term ... The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 7.5% in April, as the jobs picture continued to improve. Rolfe Winkler, Phil Izzo and Sudeep Reddy look at the numbers ...
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