Proposed Content of a 2020 Democratic Party Platform Pledge of a Federal Job Guarantee: Informed by Analysis of Democratic Party Platforms, 1932-2016

Download PDF >> Proposed Content of a 2020 Democratic Party Platform Pledge of a Federal Job Guarantee: Informed by Analysis of Democratic Party Platforms, 1932-2016, 9/20.  Proposed Content of a 2020 Democratic Party Platform Pledge of a Federal Job Guarantee: Informed by Analysis of Democratic Party Platforms, 1932-2016 By Trudy Goldberg and Philip Harvey https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/documents/app-categories/elections-and-transitions/party-platforms This paper consists… Read More Proposed Content of a 2020 Democratic Party Platform Pledge of a Federal Job Guarantee: Informed by Analysis of Democratic Party Platforms, 1932-2016

Unemployment Data–AUGUST 2020

August 2020 Unemployment Data–the Full Count The BLS estimates that official unemployment this month may be understated by up to 0.7%, reflecting measurement problems. (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 8.4%* [Analyses] White      7.3% African American 13.0% Hispanic 10.5% Asian¹           10.7% Persons with a disability¹   13.2%… Read More Unemployment Data–AUGUST 2020

Unemployment Data–JULY 2020

JULY 2020 Unemployment Data–the Full Count The BLS estimates that official unemployment may be understated by up to 1%, reflecting measurement problems. (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 10.2%* [Analyses] White      9.2% African American 14.6% Hispanic 12.9% Asian¹           12.0% Persons with a disability¹   14.3% Men 20… Read More Unemployment Data–JULY 2020

Unemployment Data–JUNE 2020

JUNE 2020 Unemployment Data–the Full Count The BLS estimates that official unemployment may be understated by up to 1%, reflecting measurement problems. (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 11.1%* [Analyses] White      10.1% African American 15.4% Hispanic 14.5% Asian¹           13.8% Persons with a disability¹   16.5% Men 20… Read More Unemployment Data–JUNE 2020

Unemployment Data–MAY 2020

MAY 2020 Unemployment Data–the Full Count (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 13.3%* [Analyses] “The BLS determines how many people are unemployed based on a household survey. Survey interviewers misclassified several furloughed workers as being “absent from work due to ‘other reasons,’” according to the BLS. That’s the same category of workers who’d be… Read More Unemployment Data–MAY 2020