Unemployment rate matches six year low
San Diego County's economic momentum continued in October, as employers hired thousands of new workers and helped nudge the unemployment rate down to 5.8 percent, matching a more than six-year low. Last month, county employers added a net …
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Americans think the unemployment rate is 32 percent? Not so fast.
In this 1986 article, political scientists Lee Sigelman and Ernest Yanarella report the results from a 1982 survey, conducted when the unemployment rate was 11 percent. They found that a substantial majority, two-thirds, stated that the unemployment …
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