Econobytes-Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Today, September jobs report in charts

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
 
In today’s edition, Chad Stone of the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities with this month’s jobs report in charts:

Yesterday’s jobs report, which was delayed from October 4 by the government shutdown, shows that the labor market recovery remains disappointingly slow. Employment remains well below normal levels, and long-term unemployment remains near historic highs.

Below are some charts to show how the new figures look in historical context. Check here for my full statement with further analysis.

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Special thanks to Chad Stone and CBPP for today’s EconoBytes.


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