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Long-term unemployment shrinking for good reasons: Fed economists

Arthur Delaney / July 23, 2014 / www.huffingtonpost.com

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Long-term unemployment shrinking for good reasons: Fed economists

The number of people who have been unemployed long-term (those unemployed for six months or longer) in the United States, a significant concern since the Great Recession, seems to be shrinking according to a blog post by economists for the Federal Reserve, who suggest that the decline in long-term unemployment numbers is consistent with increasing employment of those who had previously unemployed long-term. Arthur Delaney at The Huffington Post takes a closer look.

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