May 5 2014

Latest jobs report 288,000 jobs added

The latest jobs report showed a relatively healthy month for April 2014.  288,000 jobs were added and the jobs were being added across various industries.  This report came in higher than most economists were predicting.  However, even with this boost the trajectory of added jobs is still very low compared to other recoveries.  One month […]

Apr 3 2014

Lowest paying jobs in America. Top 20 lowest paying jobs

There is a growing disconnect in the country between the working class and those in more professional careers.  Part of this is coming from massive globalization that is extracting lower wages for the vast portion of our nation.  The market craves lower costs and higher profits and the two don’t typically align with keeping things […]

Jun 9 2013

Immigrants will be important part of US economic recovery over the next few decades.

The decline in the US participation rate is largely due to demographic shifts.  This is absolutely true.  However, the other side of the coin tells us that the other reason for the participation rate drop is that structural changes are occurring in the US.  It should be apparent that any closed door policy will prove […]

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