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Unemployment Rate, Educational Attainment, 2007-2013 Print

May 3, 2013

One issue worth emphasizing from the recent job numbers and past reports is that there is zero evidence that the prolonged period of high unemployment is due to a lack of skills of the workforce. This is known because there are no major areas of the economy in which we see the standard signs of a shortage of skilled workers: rising wages, increasing hours, and large numbers of vacancies. However at an even more basic level, the rise in unemployment rates has been roughly proportionate across education levels.

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