Working America and Income Inequality

I just discovered a tremendous research source for students (and anybody else) who are curious about changes in income inequality, growth, health, education, etc. in America over a 90+ year period.  It's very flexible and interactive with graphs, etc.   It's The State of Working America, published by Economic Policy Institute. It has tremendous library of … Continue reading Working America and Income Inequality

So Where Are We? Part II

Another of the major macroeconomic goals is employment. In particular, full employment of the willing and able workforce.  Of course we are still trying to emerge from the reduced employment of the Great Recession of 2007-09.  Calculated Risk provides an excellent summary with graphs of where we stand as 2011 begins: Percent Job Losses During … Continue reading So Where Are We? Part II