Tag Archives: Labour economics

US unemployment falls to 8.5%

 The US economy added a better than expected 200,000 jobs in December  and the unemployment rate dropped to the lowest level in nearly three years, confirming recent signs that the recovery is gaining pace. The improvement in payrolls was the … Continue reading

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NOV 2011- US Labor Market Unemployment Rate at 9%

The US labor market has continued to add jobs in recent months, although at a rather tepid rate. This has cut the unemployment rate to 9 per cent after being stuck at 9.1 per cent for the previous three months. … Continue reading

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About Generation “Jobless” (formerly called Generation Y)

Few groups were hit harder by the recession than young men, like Cody Preston and Justin Randol, 25-year-old high-school buddies who didn’t go to college. The unemployment rate for males between 25 and 34 years old with high-school diplomas is … Continue reading

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