Unemployment involves hardship for those who are seeking but cannot find work and can be signal of a national economic recession. While unemployment numbers have improved as the economy slowly recovers from the recession, many are still out of work. Brookings experts examine what unemployment numbers mean for the state of the economy, and discuss the role the government should play in helping the unemployed get back to work.
October 2014 Update to TIGER: Tracking Indexes for the Global Economic Recovery
October 2014, Eswar Prasad, Karim Foda and Arnav Sahu
In the latest Brookings-Financial Times TIGER index, Eswar Prasad, Karim Foda and Arnav Sahu report that the global economic recovery has stalled and become unbalanced, with the U.S. now the sole major economy still showing signs of strength.
U.S. Economic Performance
September 26, 2014, Alec Friedhoff and Siddharth Kulkarni
June 19, 2014
Paper | The Hamilton Project
June 19, 2014, Melissa S. Kearney, Benjamin H. Harris and Karen L. Anderson
June 19, 2014, Katharine G. Abraham and Susan G. Houseman
May 22, 2014, Elisabeth Jacobs
April 2014, Eswar Prasad, Karim Foda and Arnav Sahu
March 18, 2014, Dean Baker and Jared Bernstein
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William T. Dickens
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