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   
BING NEWS:
  • Deutsche Post's (DPSTF) CEO Frank Appel on Q3 2017 Results
    And then if I give a margin target, then I end up to slow down potentially the growth ... job is that together with my colleagues, not to think just about next year and this year but what is really renovating and improving our performance on the long term ...
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    The Bank of England's job is to keep inflation at 2 per cent ... The Governor said: 'With unemployment at a 42-year low, inflation running above target and growth just above its new, lower speed limit, the time has come to ease our foot off the accelerator.'
    11/1/2017 - 1:52 pm | View Link
  • Tasmanian economic report: Low job numbers, small population growth remain roadblocks, Deloitte says
    Tasmania's economy is "doing OK" but the perennial problems of low job numbers and slow population growth ... but it was not a long-term fix. "The longer term driver of housing construction is going to be population growth, and that's not something that ...
    01/29/2017 - 7:18 pm | View Link
  • As Singapore retools, fresh takes on labour numbers
    But in Singapore's context, where the unemployment rate now sits at a multi-year low of 1.9 per cent, even the combined impact of the current sluggish growth ... wage job, especially for PMETs," says OCBC's Ms Ling. Determining whether long-term structural ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • Bureau of Labor Statistics Data
    Series Id: LNS14000000 Seasonally Adjusted Series title: (Seas) Unemployment Rate Labor force status: Unemployment rate Type of data: Percent or rate
    11/22/2017 - 3:36 am | View Website
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    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
    11/21/2017 - 6:53 pm | View Website
  • THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION—OCTOBER 2017
    - 2 - In October, the number of long-term unemployed (those jobless for 27 weeks or more) was little changed at 1.6 million and accounted for 24.8 percent of the ...
    11/21/2017 - 11:37 am | View Website
  • Technological unemployment
    The term "Luddite fallacy" is sometimes used to express the view that those concerned about long term technological unemployment are committing a fallacy, as they ...
    11/20/2017 - 2:23 pm | View Website
  • US Immigration
    There is, of course, a legitimate argument for some limitation upon immigration. We no longer need settlers for virgin lands, and our economy is expanding more slowly ...
    11/20/2017 - 7:35 am | View Website
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