Tag: Unemployment

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Dunning-Kruger Effect

July 18, 2018 0 Comments
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Dunning-Kruger Effect

Meet Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the latest star of the Democrat Party. She is the front-runner for New York’s 14th District, which covers varies neighborhoods in the borough of Queens and The Bronx. What makes her so special? She has no prior political experience; not much professional experience as far as I can find; she was also […]

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Six Years After Recession, 93% Of Counties Still Haven’t Recovered…

January 13, 2016 0 Comments
Six Years After Recession, 93% Of Counties Still Haven’t Recovered…

President Obama’s track record on the economy has always come under scrutinization; more so with the upcoming 2016 presidential election. However, during the final State of the Union address, Obama decided to defend his record on the economy, by stating, “Anyone claiming that America’s economy is in decline is peddling fiction.” This is most likely […]

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College Should Be Free, But Not For The Reasons You Think

October 24, 2015 0 Comments
College Should Be Free, But Not For The Reasons You Think

I’ve already discussed the problem with skyrocketing tuition cost, and the many factors (well, the only factor) attributing to that growth. The problem is that none of the policies enacted thus far as worked to mitigate the problem. So, maybe we should consider the possibility of making college available to everyone. That’s a very popular […]

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Nope. We’re Still Not There…

May 8, 2015 1 Comment
Nope. We’re Still Not There…

There has to be some sort of payroll report checklist that the NBER or Fed can come up with to determine whether or not we’ve been getting good or bad job numbers. Then again, isn’t really a concise guideline in determining what can be consider good or bad, which is why this is called the […]

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You Call This Full Employment?

March 8, 2015 1 Comment
You Call This Full Employment?

Last Friday we received the much anticipated Employment Situation report, and barely anything unexpected happened (at least, if you’re me). The economy created 295,000 jobs last month, which was higher than the market forecast of 245,000 jobs. The unemployment rate also shank (for a bad reason) to 5.5% from 5.7%, which is the lowest level […]

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Beveridge Curve Shows The Economy In Perpetual Abyss

February 11, 2015 1 Comment
Beveridge Curve Shows The Economy In Perpetual Abyss

Today, we’ve seen the latest JOLTS report for the month of December, showing that there were 5 million job openings in December. This was the highest level of job openings since January 2001. Along with the number of job openings, JOLTS also counts the level of hires and separations (which includes layoffs, voluntary quits and […]

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Hillary Clinton: “Businesses Don’t Create Jobs”

October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Hillary Clinton: “Businesses Don’t Create Jobs”

Because obviously the Government creates them, right? According to this chart, majority of the job growth has been from the private sector. You know, the sector with all the businesses and corporations. Very few meaningful job growth has actually originated from the public sector. So what exactly is Hillary Clinton talking about? Your guess is about […]

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