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Good News on Employment

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Ben Casselman of FiveThirtyEight writes:Prime-age employment rate hits 78.7%, highest since September 2008. Of course we still have a long way to go to get back to the peak of about 17 years ago. Comments and Sharing

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Good News on Employment

Ben Casselman of FiveThirtyEight writes:

Prime-age employment rate hits 78.7%, highest since September 2008.

Of course we still have a long way to go to get back to the peak of about 17 years ago.



David Henderson
David Henderson is a British economist. He was the Head of the Economics and Statistics Department at the OECD in 1984–1992. Before that he worked as an academic economist in Britain, first at Oxford (Fellow of Lincoln College) and later at University College London (Professor of Economics, 1975–1983); as a British civil servant (first as an Economic Advisor in HM Treasury, and later as Chief Economist in the Ministry of Aviation); and as a staff member of the World Bank (1969–1975). In 1985 he gave the BBC Reith Lectures, which were published in the book Innocence and Design: The Influence of Economic Ideas on Policy (Blackwell, 1986).

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