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    Election Economics: More of the Jobs Story

    Sep 3, 12 • 220 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Economic Debates, Economic History, Households, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Uncategorized, US Presidential ElectionNo Comments

    Here are some jobs facts that might be helpful when you listen to the candidates. During 1933, the unemployment rate was a cataclysmic 24.9%. Having entered office that year, FDR was re-elected in 1936 with unemployment still soaring but better at 16.9%. The