Unemployment Data–JANUARY 2021

January 2021 Unemployment Data–the Full Count The BLS estimates that official unemployment this month may be understated by up to 0.6%, reflecting measurement problems. (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 6.3%* [Analyses] White      5.7% African American 9.2% Hispanic 8.6% Asian¹           6.6% Persons with a disability¹   12.0%… Read More Unemployment Data–JANUARY 2021

Job Growth, Yes! But How?

Cheers for President Biden’s focus on Job Growth! Getting jobless people back to work certainly beats extended unemployment benefits, though these should be available as long as joblessness remains high.  However, the general fiscal stimulus that seems to be the President’s strategy for job growth is not the most efficient or effective way to create… Read More Job Growth, Yes! But How?

Unemployment Data–DECEMBER 2020

December 2020 Unemployment Data–the Full Count The BLS estimates that official unemployment this month may be understated by up to 0.6%, reflecting measurement problems. (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 6.7%* [Analyses] White      6.0% African American 9.9% Hispanic 9.3% Asian¹           5.9% Persons with a disability¹   11.0%… Read More Unemployment Data–DECEMBER 2020

Unemployment Data–NOVEMBER 2020

November 2020 Unemployment Data–the Full Count The BLS estimates that official unemployment this month may be understated by up to 0.4%, reflecting measurement problems. (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 6.7%* [Analyses] White      5.9% African American 10.3% Hispanic 8.4% Asian¹           6.7% Persons with a disability¹   12.3%… Read More Unemployment Data–NOVEMBER 2020

Unemployment Data–OCTOBER 2020

October 2020 Unemployment Data–the Full Count The BLS estimates that official unemployment this month may be understated by up to 0.3%, reflecting measurement problems. (U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS) OFFICIAL UNEMPLOYMENT: 6.9%* [Analyses] White      6.0% African American 10.8% Hispanic 8.8% Asian¹           7.6% Persons with a disability¹   11.1%… Read More Unemployment Data–OCTOBER 2020