Jason Furman

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Name: Jason Furman
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Zillow to Host Housing Forum in Washington, D.C.; Featured Speakers Include Jason Furman and Rep. Ed Perlmutter

SOURCE Zillow, Inc."The Big Picture: A Longer Term Perspective on Housing" Scheduled for Jul. 24 at the Knight Conference Center at the NewseumSEATTLEAbout Zillow:Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) operates the largest home-related marketplaces on mobile and the ... [Published WXIX - 6 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Current Economic Conditions

This article was originally published on 7/6/2014 by James Hamilton here .I am a little slow responding to the stunning revision to the first-quarter GDP estimates that came out two weeks ago, but here are my thoughts about the new estimates.The Bureau ... [Published Seeking Alpha - 5 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Furman: U.S. job market recovers 83 pct from financial crisis peak

The U.S. job market has recovered 83 percent from the peak of the financial crisis, said Jason Furman, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers on Monday in a lecture at the World Bank.Furman said the overall unemployment rate in Untied States rose ... [Published China.org.cn - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Baby Boomers Are a Big Part of Labor Participation Rate Decline

Aging baby boomers, those Americans born between 1946 and 1964, account for approximately half of the drop in the labor force participation rate since 2007, according to a report released Thursday from the White House Council of Economic Advisers. The ... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Shrinking US labour force hurting economy: govt panel

[WASHINGTON] The declining number of people in the US who are part of the labour force is a drag on the economy and the government should enact policies that will boost the number of workers, including reworking immigration laws, a White House report ... [Published Business Times Singapore - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Opportunities and Challenges in the U.S. Labor Market

Recent data, including the June jobs report, suggest acceleration in the pace of job growth. However, many economists and policymakers believe that more can be done to address the challenges of the U.S. labor market.Later this week, the President’s Council ... [Published Brookings Institution - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Record 92,120,000 People Not In U.S. Labor Force

:16 AM PDT post a commentThe number of people not in the labor force hit another record high in June, according to data released Thursday by the government.According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 92,120,000 people did not participate in ... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 4 reports

June jobs report sizes, unemployment falls to 6.1%

WASHINGTON — Employers added a sizzling 288,000 jobs in June and the unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent, the government said Friday in a jobs report that erases any lingering doubts about the economic contraction at the start of the year.Buoyed by ... [Published Bellingham Herald - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 2 reports

*White House Says GDP Report Shows U.S. Still Recovering from Recession

Washington, Sha'ban 28, 1435, Jun 26, 2014, SPA -- The White House said Wednesday a sharp contracting in the U.S. economy in the January-March quarter shows that recovery from the Great Recession still is in progress, but noted that other indicators for ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 4 reports

US GDP shrinks most in five years

12:08 am Five years into the recovery, high unemployment and stagnant incomes continue to restrain consumer spendingWashington : The American economy contracted at an annual rate of 2.9 per cent in the first quarter of this year, the sharpest drop experienced ... [Published The Freepress Journal - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 2 reports

Wal-Mart Swings Back against NYT Columnist

Don’t you wish more companies would do this when attacked? After New York Times columnist Tim Egan took a swipe  at Wal-Mart over its wage policies,  Wal-Mart swiped right back  this weekend in a way that’s effective as well as funny.One further point ... [Published Cato Institute - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 2 reports

Walmart Takes Red Pen to Typical NY Times Wage Gap Column

Credit: JeepersMedia / photo on flickr Timothy Egan over at the New York Times opined in a poorly argued, talking-points-laden screed abouthow terrible Walmart is. Typically this would be dog-bites-manstuff. It contains stupid sentences like this one: ... [Published REASON Online - Jun 23 2014]

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"the recovery is well underway, but not at allall the way there yet" said Furman

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Furman: U.S. job market recovers 83 pct from fi... [Published China.org.cn - 23 hours ago]
Ed Miliband meets Barack Obama [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
Shrinking US labour force hurting economy: govt... [Published Business Times Singapore - Jul 17 2014]
Latest Wrinkle In The Jobs Debate: Blame The Bo... [Published NPR - Jul 17 2014]
Baby Boomers Are a Big Part of Labor Participat... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 17 2014]
The Labor Force Won’t Fix Itself [Published FiveThirtyEight - Jul 17 2014]
Opportunities and Challenges in the U.S. Labor ... [Published Brookings Institution - Jul 17 2014]
Editorial: The end of quantitative easing is go... [Published Washington Post - Jul 14 2014]
Important Considerations Before Ending the Heal... [Published The Morning Consult - Jul 11 2014]
Do We Need to Start Thinking About the ‘R’ Word? [Published Industry Week - Jul 11 2014]
Push growth in new era [Published The Advocate - Jul 11 2014]
Wonkbook: Assessing the fallout from the Hobby ... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 07 2014]
No Job Loss in Most States that Raised Minimum ... [Published The Fiscal Times - Jul 07 2014]
The Big Picture: This Month's Jobs Numbers [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - Jul 06 2014]
Current economic conditions [Published Econbrowser - Jul 06 2014]
Unemployment Is Down & We Still Have Work to Do [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Jul 05 2014]
The June Employment Release [Published Econbrowser - Jul 04 2014]
Jobs rebound starts to look real [Published U-T San Diego - Jul 04 2014]
Job growth strengthens: Could good news help De... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 03 2014]
U.S. Unemployment Falls [Published CNN.com - Video - Jul 03 2014]
Record 92,120,000 People Not In U.S. Labor Force [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 03 2014]
Record 92,120,000 People Not In U.S. Labor Force [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 03 2014]
US economic recovery better than others in last... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 03 2014]
Strong June Jobs Report Masks Woes of Long-Term... [Published The Fiscal Times - Jul 03 2014]
June jobs report sizes, unemployment falls to 6.1% [Published Bellingham Herald - Jul 03 2014]
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Wonkbook: Assessing the fallout from the Hobby ... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 07 2014]
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The Big Picture: This Month's Jobs Numbers [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - Jul 06 2014]
You might be seeing a lot of news about the economy creating more jobs. That's because at the beginning of every month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on our country's general employment situation for the previous month -- and ...
Current economic conditions [Published Econbrowser - Jul 06 2014]
I am a little slow responding to the stunning revision to the first-quarter GDP estimates that came out two weeks ago, but here are my thoughts about the new estimates. The Bureau of Economic Analysis announced on June 25 that U.S. real GDP fell ...
Unemployment Is Down & We Still Have Work to Do [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Jul 05 2014]
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The June Employment Release [Published Econbrowser - Jul 04 2014]
Rapid and broad based employment growth First, nonfarm employment has exceeded the previous peak level. Figure 1: Log nonfarm payroll employment from establishment series (blue), and from household series adjusted to conform to NFP concept ...
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