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French cafe offers discounts to polite customers. H/T The Guardian: http://ow.ly/rFHF9
Happy Mother's Day! BLS chart: Almost 40pct of women with child less than 1 yr old work full time.
Labor force participation should be rising. Instead it fell back to its cyclical low in February.
Labor force participation should be rising. Instead it hit a new cyclical low in February.
The public likes K-12 ed more than Harvard Business School grads do, capital markets less.
Someone in Davos things capitalism is heading up. Photo courtesy of my new bud James P. Clark.
An MIT economist proposes a better way to do the NFL standings. San Francisco and Houston would move down. http://buswk.co/RWCwLA
Are we better off than 4 yrs ago? Well, we're fatter.
America's 1% did even better than other countries' 1% from 1979 to 2007, the EPI says.
Innumeracy in Brooklyn. An out-of-place decimal point turns an $800 fine into an 80 cent fine.
The share of the unemployed out of work for more than half a year remains above 40 percent.
Ben Bernanke as Freewheelin' Bob Dylan on the cover of Bloomberg Businessweek. Groovy!
Surprise: Deeper recessions are not followed by faster recoveries. @BW @DeanBaker13
This jobs recovery is weak, all right, but right in line with the past two recoveries.
This intersection of Lincoln and Booth is in Englewood, N.J. What did Englewood's street namers have in mind?
Shocking chart on labor's loss since '47. Not index. Data by request from BLS. @BCAppelbaum @AnnieLowrey
Nominal wage growth slows to a crawl--see graph. http://ow.ly/5rfFM
As ugly as Myspace: This week's cover is deliberately amateurish. Go on, gawk.
Check this scary chart from CBO's latest long-term budget forecast, just released.
Map of countries w/o mandatory paid annual leave. U.S., Nepal, Burma ... http://ow.ly/5m3U0
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