Posts Tagged ‘census bureau’

  • Job Gains in Texas and Losses in Caifornia and Florida

    A Tale of Two Surveys

    Oct 6, 12 • 100 Views • Businesses, Economic Debates, Households, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Everyone was surprised that the US unemployment rate for September dipped to 7.8%. Interpreting the number as evidence of an accelerated recovery, some people were delighted. Others advised caution, saying the statistical source of the unemployment rate is...