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Demeter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 06:46 AM
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18.  Mort Zuckerman: How to tackle America’s lost decade

News that the US unemployment rate has fallen 0.4 percentage points and that we have created 120,000 jobs is better tidings than of late, but we need to do much better: just to match population growth we need to create at least 150,000 jobs a month.

For hiring to occur at a pace that would support recovery, we would need at least 500,000 more hires per month. Instead, payrolls today are more than 7m shy of where they were when the Great Recession began.

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