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Frank de Libero on Putting the Jobs Numbers in Context

This post is by reader Frank de Libero. ———————————————— The Jobs Numbers in Context Toward the beginning of each month the Bureau of Labor Statistics presents its estimate of the…

June jobs report: strong headline numbers

June jobs report: strong headline numbers, betraying numerous signs of rougher times Consumption leads employment. That’s true at bottoms, and it’s true at peaks as well. Since February, when consumption…

Tomorrow’s Debate and the Employment Numbers

…have represented about a 1% per year increase in employment, which is about how fast labor supply increases each year. The Payroll Survey numbers from BLS show that employment may…