Posts Tagged ‘unemployment rate’

  • Is The Unemployment Rate Accurate?

    Feb 4, 10 • 93 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...

  • Unemployment History

    Feb 3, 10 • 108 Views • Labor, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    With unemployment data scheduled for a Friday release, it might be helpful to place the numbers in perspective. The Dallas Fed has illustrated the following conclusions through a series of graphs comparing employment trends now to past recessions. 1. The...