How unemployment has dragged on, in three charts

10:13 am
Fri July 6, 2012

How unemployment has dragged on, in three charts

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Take a look at these charts put together by NPR's Planet Money team. Does your experience or that of your neighbors reflect the data or trends?
  • Source: Npr
  • | Via: Planet Money
Losing your job is rarely good. Not being able to find one for months can be disastrous for individuals, and bad for society as well. Yet during the recent recession and the current anemic recovery, more people in the U.S. have been unemployed for longer than at any time since 1948.
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