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Sun Dec 9, 2012, 06:33 PM

 

Employment to Population Ratio shows modest improvement in November over previous years

http://www.bls.gov/webapps/legacy/cpsatab1.htm
(Unadj) Employment-Population Ratio
Year Nov
2002 62.5
2003 62.4
2004 62.6
2005 62.9
2006 63.5
2007 63.2
2008 61.6
2009 58.8
2010 58.4
2011 58.7
2012 58.8

Hopefully this is a harbinger of a recovering economy.

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jody Dec 2012 OP
doc03 Dec 2012 #1
FarCenter Dec 2012 #2
NoOneMan Dec 2012 #3
woo me with science Dec 2012 #4

Response to jody (Original post)

Sun Dec 9, 2012, 06:38 PM

1. I have two close friends that are going to go

back to work next month one has been laid off about 6 months the other almost 4 years.
They are both going to a union job in the steel industry. Things are defiantly picking up around here because of the auto and gas drilling industries..

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Response to jody (Original post)

Sun Dec 9, 2012, 06:49 PM

2. The ratio should go down as the baby boom retires.

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Response to jody (Original post)

Sun Dec 9, 2012, 08:09 PM

3. We sit around and wait for government statistics to tell us how happy we should be

 

Sometimes I feel like I am in a science-fiction dystopia

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Response to NoOneMan (Reply #3)

Sun Dec 9, 2012, 08:13 PM

4. The chocolate ration has been increased!

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