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Improved labour market conditions Oct 2015

I normally wouldn’t do a labour market update in consecutive months, but it’s important to set the record straight this month.

The ABS has released the October Labour Force data which now shows a significantly different view of the performance of the labour market during 2015. 1,301 more words

Employment Trends In Australia

Why does the state continue to insist on punishing schools?

I have to say that I am very disappointed that the state may not take the recommendations of the Accountability Framework Working Group who met for over a year and a half. 427 more words

Effect of long-term unemployment on the labor participation rate

Alan B. Krueger is Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and an NBER research associate. Here he discusses the effect of long-term unemployment on the declining labor participation rate: 894 more words

Stock Markets

Jobs • September Disappoints - August Revised Even Lower

Who’s blowtorching American jobs?

Before delving into the latest abysmal jobs report, this video by John Titus of BestEvidence published back in February presents clear analysis of the… 772 more words


Failure to Launch

By Peter Schiff – Re-Blogged From Euro Pacific Capital

The popular belief that the U.S. economy has been steadily recovering has endured months of disappointing data without losing much of its appeal. 1,533 more words

GDP & Employment

Record 94,610,000 Americans Not in Labor Force; Participation Rate Lowest in 38 Years

Source: CNSnews, by Susan Jones

A record 94,610,000 Americans were not in the American labor force last month — an increase of 579,000 from August — and the labor force participation rate reached its lowest point in 38 years, with 62.4 percent of the U.S. 221 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

Numbers Lousy – FED Scared Witless

   By Bob Shapiro

Several statistics were reported this week, and in large measure, they disappointed analysts. Personal Income was up, but Personal Spending was up even more. 552 more words

GDP & Employment