Posts Tagged ‘Household Survey’

  • Job Gains in Texas and Losses in Caifornia and Florida

    A Tale of Two Surveys

    Oct 6, 12 • 159 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

  • Is The Unemployment Rate Accurate?

    Feb 4, 10 • 167 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    My class has wondered, with a civilian labor force of over 150 million people, how unemployment statistics can possibly be accurate. Tomorrow