Sep 6, 2011

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Freakonomics: Preventing a hurricane

Sep 6, 2011
We know what causes hurricanes and how to deal with their symptoms, but not actually how to prevent the storms from happening in the first place. An invention firm may have come up with a 'hurricane vaccine.'

The economic legacy of 9/11

Sep 6, 2011
What are the true costs of September 11?

Jobless data show only part of economic pain

Sep 6, 2011
The government's unemployment statistics tells us a lot -- but not everything -- about the health of the U.S. economy and its workforce.

Parsing the language of "jobs" and "work"

Sep 6, 2011
With all the recent talk about unemployment and the economy, what do the actual words about work and jobs mean anymore?

The biggest jobs losers

Sep 6, 2011
The U.S. has lost 6.9 million jobs over the last three years. From where might surprise you.

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