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December 31, 2008

Getting America back to work.

See yesterday's piece at London's The Economist, "The People Puzzle". Excerpt:

An energetic debate on displaced workers—on the role of the private sector, for example, or which training programmes give the best return to workers and taxpayers—has yet to emerge. In the meantime some 608,000 Americans, 74% more than last year, are not seeking work because they think no jobs are available. Their label is simply “discouraged”.

Posted by JD Hull at December 31, 2008 12:40 AM


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