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Job Numbers, Recovery and Labor Force Participation

Patrick has already given us all of the relevant information about the job numbers but I thought these charts were visually informative. First, most of the unemployment-rate improvement is the product of the labor-force-participation drop:

And then, it still is a very slow recovery:

Veronique de Rugy — Veronique de Rugy is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

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