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The 'freeloader argument' and jobless benefits

Jan 7, 2014
A deal to reinstate unemployment insurance is working its way through Congress, but would it mean that people on unemployment would just take a few months longer to find a job?
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, Congress
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What's the cost when unemployment benefits expire?

Dec 27, 2013
For 1.3 million Americans, long-term federal unemployment benefits expire this weekend.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs
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Long-term unemployed get a holiday without much cheer

Dec 24, 2013
Long-term unemployment has not been this high for this long since World War II.
Posted In: long-term unemployed, Unemployment
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Many of Europe's unemployed youth are relocating to the UK, but is that a good idea?

Dec 20, 2013
The conclusion of our Jobless Generation series.
Posted In: UK, Unemployment, youth
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The stock market is not the economy! OK, what about GDP?

Dec 20, 2013
Today's revised GDP number says the country is growing. But what about the people in it?
Posted In: GDP, die hard, Unemployment
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Compared to its neighbors, more job prospects for youth in Germany

Dec 17, 2013
Youth unemployment sits at almost 24 percent across the EU. But in Germany, it's less than 8 percent.
Posted In: Germany, Unemployment, EU
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Weekly wrap: Good news in the jobs report? + #longreads

Dec 6, 2013
Heidi Moore from the Guardian and the Wall Street Journal's Sudeep Reddy join host Kai Ryssdal to look back at the week's business news and forward at where the economy is going after today's jobs report.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Unemployment, jobs numbers, taper, stimulus
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Unemployment rate hits 5-year low; 203,000 jobs added in November

Dec 6, 2013
The unemployment level has fallen to 7 percent for the first time since 2008. But people are still suffering.
Posted In: jobs numbers, employment, Unemployment
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Does online screening shut out good job candidates?

Dec 6, 2013
Innovative job screening platforms that include video interviews may solve some of the concerns with ubiquitous electronic screening systems.
Posted In: hiring, job search, Unemployment
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Weekly Wrap: As goes housing, goes the economy? + #longreads

Nov 29, 2013
Cardiff Garcia from FT Alphaville and Bloomberg's Nela Richardson join Lizzie O'Leary to look back at the week's business news and forward at where the economy is going.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Housing, real estate, treasury, Jobs, employment, Unemployment

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