Global Economics

The Rise of Long-Term Joblessness

The number of people unemployed for more than six months in the U.S. grew sharply from 2001 to 2010 and hasn’t shrunk much since, even though there are more job openings.

Coy is Bloomberg Businessweek's economics editor. His Twitter handle is @petercoy.
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