Posts Tagged ‘Current Employment Statistics survey’

  • Unemployment Rate statistics

    Problems With the Unemployment Rate

    Feb 9, 14 • 519 Views • No Comments

    Almost everyone is saying the unemployment rate is a problem. At 6.6% and with job creation at 113,000, the numbers reflect a troubled jobs market. The problem, though, might be the statistic. We began collecting employment statistics during the 1880s. For...  [read more]

  • Job Gains in Texas and Losses in Caifornia and Florida

    A Tale of Two Surveys

    Oct 6, 12 • 214 Views • No 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...  [read more]