Betsey Stevenson is the former chief economist at the Labor Department.

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Features by Betsey Stevenson

Congress extends unemployment benefits

But commentator Betsey Stevenson says they're only just masking the need to reform how we help the unemployed.
Posted In: Unemployment, unemployment benefits, jobless benefits

The unemployment "skills" myth

Employers say they want to hire. But they point to a lack of skills among unemployed workers. Is that a job fiction?
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