Metro Monitor March 2014 Jobs Recession Recovery

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Metropolitan Jobs Recovery? Not Yet

April 7, 2014, Mark Muro and Alec Friedhoff

The Friday jobs report was decent in spots and prompted some relieved commentary. Plenty of headlines touted that the U.S. private sector had crossed an important milestone by at last regaining the jobs lost in the Great Recession. However, a number of writers were right to point out that the big “milestone” was pretty deceptive.

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