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March 27, 2015

Chart of the Day

Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics (actual); author's calculations (counting some); Shierholz (counting all).

Jared Bernstein: I don’t know anyone who thinks 6.7 percent is representative of the amount of slack on the current job market … Based on numbers I’ve written about in greater detail, I think a more representative rate would be about 9 percent.

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