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July 10, 2005

Unemployment Stats Roundup

-- by Gary Boatwright

Brad Lily at the Center for American Progress

The Angry Bear helps explain with charts, James Hamilton on the Decline in the Employment-Population Ratio

From Brad DeLong The Big Picture: Drilling beneath the BLS Headlines :

Among other things:

Household survey shows another 240,000 people left the Labor Force last month.... We still see unemployment going down because more people are dropping out of the labor than obtaining new jobs. That's hardly cause for celebration.

Posted by Gary Boatwright at July 10, 2005 1:44 PM

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