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Comparing jobs in recessions and recoveries

The United States added jobs for the 37th consecutive month in October according to new data, but employment is still a long way from recovering More...

The states that have already recovered from the Great Recession—and the states that won’t until 2018

Matthew O’Brien at The Atlantic takes a look at how long it is taking American states to recover from the recession when it comes to jobs. Some, More...

Detroit entrepreneurs make a case for their bankrupt city

There’s no denying Detroit has a long way to go when it comes to turning around its municipal finances and local economy, but entrepreneurs in More...

Gender gaps appear as employment recovers from the Recession

Since the Great Recession has ended all of the jobs that were lost by women have been recovered, specifically in the private sector.  Unfortunately, men More...

Four years into recovery, are we well yet?

The Labor Department report has shown little to no change in the 7.6 percent unemployment rate in the United States.  Economists predicted that the recovery More...

Why I created a startup to help other businesses grow

Jordan Ruden from Good writes about his story of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and how he helped a non-profit called “Helping to Heal” throughout his More...

How our incredible shrinking government raises unemployment and hurts the recovery

According to this article by Derek Thompson in The Atlantic, the recovery from the Great Recession differs from other recent recessions in that government employment More...

Layoffs at lowest level since 2008

Is our economy finally getting back to normal?  Well, jobless claims are the lowest they have been since 2008, also known as pre-crisis levels.  This More...

Could it be we are finally over the financial crisis?

Most of the key conditions that characterized the financial crisis are starting to fade.  This will help with the big theme of 2013 which is More...

This really was the most optimistic jobs report of the entire recovery

Our labour market is not as high as we would like it to be, but there is reason for optimism.  Over 236,000 jobs have been More...

An uneven recovery in the cities of the world

So it was in the Great Recession, according to a new survey of the world’s 300 largest metropolitan areas. None of the wealthiest areas in the More...

The surprising Metros that bounced back from the recession first

For the past three years, the Brookings Institution has put out an annual Global MetroMonitor report ranking the economic performance of the 300 largest metros in the More...