Tag: U-6

U.S. economy adds 163,000 jobs in July; unemployment up slightly to 8.3%; U-6 unemployment rises to 15.0%

The U.S. economy continues on a slow recovery. Given slowdowns in Europe and China and the long hangover from the housing bust, there’s very little prospect of a dramatically increased pace of recovery anytime soon.

U-6 unemployment falls from 14.9% to 14.5% in March

I’ve already posted about the rather disappointing jobs report today, but I noted that there was a significant drop in the number of Americans working part-time for economic reasons, according to the survey of households. Click here to see the…