Deconstructing Trump's Jobless Numbers
Deconstructing President Trump's jobless numbers: In Donald Trump’s address to Congress last week, he discussed the economy and the policies he intends to pursue. “We must honestly acknowledge the circumstances we inherited [from the Obama administration],” he said. “Ninety-four million Americans are out of the labor force.”
Let’s honestly examine this claim and whether it accurately portrays the circumstances the president inherited. ...
Posted by Mark Thoma on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 10:29 AM in Economics, MoneyWatch, Unemployment |
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