Jason Furman

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Name: Jason Furman
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Do We Need to Start Thinking About the ‘R’ Word?

With U.S. gross domestic product falling 2.9% in the first quarter of 2014, what are the chances that the United States is headed for a recession?For a nation still recovering from a massive recession hangover, that’s a question almost no one wants to ... [Published Industry Week - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Push growth in new era

We don’t want to pour cold water on a new report on solid job growth in the U.S. economy, but if you want the data to gleam, listen to the White House’s extraordinary waxing and buffing job.It’s the sharpest drop in the unemployment rate in three decades! ... [Published The Advocate - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

No Job Loss in Most States that Raised Minimum Wage

When the Congressional Budget Office, earlier this year, released a report finding that the Obama administration’s proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would cost jobs, the White House was furious.The CBO, said members of the president’s ... [Published The Fiscal Times - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

The Big Picture: This Month's Jobs Numbers

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 ... [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Current economic conditions

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 ... [Published Econbrowser - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Unemployment Is Down & We Still Have Work to Do

First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

The June Employment Release

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 ... [Published Econbrowser - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Jobs rebound starts to look real

U. S. employers delivered an early birthday gift to the nation, creating 288,000 more jobs than they destroyed in June, officials said Thursday.Taken alone, the statistic qualifies as unblemished good economic news, a rare and wonderful thing since the ... [Published U-T San Diego - Jul 04 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 - 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 17 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 3 reports

CFO Network: Assessing China's Economic Growth

As China continues to grow, Kaushik Basu of the World Bank and Jason Furman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors assess when China will overtake the U.S. and how to respond. They spoke with WSJ's Rebecca Blumenstein at the CFO Network. ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Jun 17 2014]

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Important Considerations Before Ending the Heal... [Published The Morning Consult - 18 mins ago]
Do We Need to Start Thinking About the ‘R’ Word? [Published Industry Week - 3 hours ago]
Push growth in new era [Published The Advocate - 6 hours ago]
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]
Roundup: U.S. job gains in June beat forecast, ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 03 2014]
White House: Best New-Jobs Streak Since 1939 [Published Bloomberg - Jul 03 2014]
U.S. adds 288,000 jobs in June; unemployment ra... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 03 2014]
U.S. economy adds 288,000 jobs in June; unemplo... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 03 2014]
Furman: `No Question' U.S. Economy Is Strengthe... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 03 2014]
White House report touts Medicaid expansion in ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Jul 02 2014]
The Aspen Ideas Festival Announces Live Video f... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Jun 29 2014]
Slow growth in health care prices, spending con... [Published Noodls - Jun 28 2014]
It doesn't matter if health care spending is up... [Published Washington Examiner - Jun 27 2014]
The Aspen Ideas Festival Announces Live Video f... [Published MoneyShow.com - Jun 27 2014]
The Aspen Ideas Festival Announces Live Video f... [Published CW Atlanta - Jun 27 2014]
6 Ways Walmart's Response to The New York Times... [Published AFL-CIO - Jun 27 2014]
Healthcare Spending Decreased in Q1, Bureau of ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Jun 26 2014]
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Wonkbook: Assessing the fallout from the Hobby ... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 07 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ...
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]
Jason Furman, WP ...
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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OECD Forum 2014: U.S. ready for Russia sanction... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 05 2014]
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Top White House economist: 6.3% unemployment st... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 02 2014]
Top White House economist: 6.3% unemployment st... [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 02 2014]
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