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Jobs: How Good are the Jobs the Economy is Creating?

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting report on the jobs created since the recession.

The article takes a close look at employment and wage data to see the makeup of newly created jobs.

There are some flaws and data inaccuracies in the journal report. Nonetheless it is an excellent starting point for discussion.

Please consider Just How Good (or Bad) Are All the Jobs Added to the Economy Since the Recession?

One refrain we hear often from readers of Real Time Economics is that the majority of jobs employers are creating are — in their words — not good, part time, temporary or seasonal minimum-wage positions offering scant benefits, mostly in the service sector.

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