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Thursday, September 09, 2010

"The 'Ever-Expanding' Government Sector, Illustrated"

Menzi Chinn:

The "Ever-Expanding" Government Sector, Illustrated: Just some numbers to bring reality into the general discussion:

Figure 1: Employment in government (blue), in thousands, seasonally adjusted (blue), and excluding temporary Census workers (red). Source: BLS, August employment situation release.

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