Posts Tagged ‘Bureau of Labor Statistics’

The Christian Science Monitor reports that “Counting underutilized and marginally attached workers, the unemployment rate rose in April, according to the new jobs report”, to 15.9% for “total unemployment” and 9% for the standard rate of joblessness. And according to CNNMoney.com’s “Bailout Tracker”, this increase in joblessness has occurred despite the staggering commitment to…
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CBO: Jobs from Federal Government “Stimulus” Cost on Average $228,055 Each


Saturday February 26th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 5:15pm PST   •   2 Comments

Matt Cover at CNSNews.com writes that the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has just issued a new report, “Estimated Impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on Employment and Economic Output from October 2010 Through December 2010,” that indicates that: The jobs created and saved by the economic stimulus law that President Barack Obama…
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The Great Divergence: Private Investment and Government Power


Monday September 20th, 2010   •   Posted by Robert Higgs at 6:49am PDT   •   0 Comments

Private saving and investment are the heart and soul of the dynamic market process. Together they provide and allocate the resources used to augment the economy’s productive capacity, generate sustained long-run economic growth, and thereby make possible a rising level of living. Economic crises interrupt this process by discouraging investors and causing them to…
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