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Forget the unemployment rate. Here’s the chart to focus on on jobs day.

Forget the unemployment rate. The employment to population ratio is where it's at — especially if broken down by age group.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 6, 2013
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Between 2000 and 2012, American wages grew…not at all

Wages for the typical U.S. worker didn't go up at all in the 2000s, and compensation only grew slightly.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 21, 2013
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This conservative economist cares more about unemployment than Obama does

Michael Strain has a bunch of cool ideas that would reduce unemployment. Where are Obama's?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 8, 2013
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