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


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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