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Thursday, April 17, 2014

'Not Just the Long-Term Unemployed: Those Unemployed Zero Weeks Are Struggling to Find Jobs'

Mike Konczal:

Not Just the Long-Term Unemployed: Those Unemployed Zero Weeks Are Struggling to Find Jobs: Leave aside for a moment the difficulty that the long-term unemployed, those who were unlucky and have been looking for a job for more than 52 weeks, have in finding a job. Even those who have been unemployed zero weeks are having trouble finding jobs in this economy. And this is important evidence against the idea that the labor market is doing better than people realize if you just ignore the long-term unemployed. ...

    Posted by on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 03:02 PM in Economics, Unemployment | Permalink  Comments (6)


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