Justin Wolfers

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Name: Justin Wolfers
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

The United States Executes a Tiny Percentage of the People it Sends to Death Row

Sign In Sign UpYour News Companion by Ben Mathis-Lilley A California judge ruled that Ernest Dewayne Jones's death sentence was unconstitutional.California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation/Handout via ReutersOn the heels of a California judge's ... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

The unhappiest workers of all

The author, Sherrie Bourg Carter, Psy.D., notes that while it is possible the survey is inaccurate (the sample size is only 670 North American white collar workers),In fact, a comprehensive analysis of the trends in subjective well-being across several ... [Published American Thinker - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

STUDY: Who’s Unhappiest? She’s 42, Single, and Working. “Fluke? Poor research design? Captured wo…

STUDY: Who’s Unhappiest? She’s 42, Single, and Working. “Fluke? Poor research design? Captured women when they were having a collective bad day at the office? I’m not so sure. In fact, a comprehensive analysis of the trends in subjective well-being ... [Published Instapundit - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 2 reports

For More Jobs, We Need Faster Growth

In response to Thursday’s “Employment Situation” report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a commentator named Justin Wolfers tweeted, “There is simply no bad news in this jobs report. Netting everything out, the number of full-time-equivalent* ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

A better-than-expected birthday present for U.S. in June jobs report

The economy added a higher-than-expected 288,000 jobs last month. Photo by Eddie Seal/Bloomberg via .If ever America were to get a present for its 238th birthday, June’s jobs report might qualify.The economy added 288,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate ... [Published PBS - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Fox Business host Charles Payne worries latest jobs report is “too good”

On Thursday, the Labor Department in the U.S., finding that the economy gained 288,000 jobs in the month of June and the unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent — the lowest it’s been since September 2008. Across most of economics Twitter, the news was ... [Published Salon - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 4 reports

Lowest Unemployment Since The Market Crashed

BOOM http://t.co/rZaLqz6brv pic.twitter.com/6mZsKV1JOe— Joseph Weisenthal (@TheStalwart) July 3, 2014Unemployment is now lower than it was when Ronald Reagan won re-election on a “Morning In America” theme. But it’s a recovery from a far deeper recession, ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

The dark side of booming employment

As my colleague says , today's American jobs report is a strong one: robust growth in employment whether measured by the payroll or household survey, rising hours worked, stable labour force participation, and a decline in short-term, long-term and broad ... [Published The Economist - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

What does the Fed chair worry about? Slack

The Labor Department releases its latest jobs report this Thursday, and a lot of economists are talking about  "slack" - the unused part of the economy.“'Slack' means that there are significantly more people willing and capable of filling a job than there ... [Published Marketplace - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ctrl + ← The Clintons, Cake And the Supreme Court

This is Ctrl + ←, our weekly data journalism roundup. You’ll find the most-read FiveThirtyEight articles of the past week, as well as gems we spotted elsewhere on the Internet.ICYMI: FiveThirtyEight’s World Cup Predictions It’s Judgment Day in World ... [Published FiveThirtyEight - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

This could be about as good as it gets

The job market might be about as good as it gets right now.That sounds crazy, with almost 10 million Americans unemployed and an unemployment rate of 6.3 percent, still well above normal.And, to be clear, the economy could still grow for years to com ... [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Americans' Definition Of Rich Depends On How Much They Make: The Actual Breakdown

How much money does your household need to earn in order to feel rich? It’s a question UK research firm YouGov recently asked 1,000 Americans and found it was a matter of perception, life style, and of course, income, with nearly 75 percent of participants ... [Published Medical Daily - Jun 24 2014]

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The United States Executes a Tiny Percentage of... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
The unhappiest workers of all [Published American Thinker - Jul 17 2014]
STUDY: Who’s Unhappiest? She’s 42, Single, and ... [Published Instapundit - Jul 17 2014]
What Economists Say About Shiller’s Nobel Prize [Published Value Walk - Jul 15 2014]
Last ditch letter: Our plea for pricing [Published Business Spectator - Jul 07 2014]
For More Jobs, We Need Faster Growth [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 06 2014]
For More Jobs, We Need Faster Growth [Published Forbes.com - Jul 06 2014]
Tweets of the Week 7.5.14 [Published The Big Picture Blog - Jul 05 2014]
A better-than-expected birthday present for U.S... [Published PBS - Jul 03 2014]
Lowest Unemployment Since The Market Crashed [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 03 2014]
Lowest Unemployment Since The Market Crashed [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 03 2014]
The dark side of booming employment [Published The Economist - Jul 03 2014]
Recovery Summer May Finally Have Arrived [Published The New Republic Online - Jul 03 2014]
The New Jobs Report Is Great. But Is the Econom... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 03 2014]
Unemployment falls to 6.1 percent amid U.S. hir... [Published Washington Times - Jul 03 2014]
Fox Business host Charles Payne worries latest ... [Published Salon - Jul 03 2014]
What does the Fed chair worry about? Slack [Published Marketplace - Jul 02 2014]
Ctrl + ← The Clintons, Cake And the Supreme Court [Published FiveThirtyEight - Jun 29 2014]
Does housing supply impact on inequality? [Published Crikey Media - Jun 27 2014]
A Decade at the Aspen Ideas Festival [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jun 26 2014]
Americans' Definition Of Rich Depends On How Mu... [Published Medical Daily - Jun 24 2014]
This could be about as good as it gets [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Jun 24 2014]
Monday's guest Top 10 [Published Interest.co.nz - Jun 22 2014]
Tweets of the Week: 6.20.14 [Published The Big Picture Blog - Jun 22 2014]
Why Two-Thirds of Professionals Will Seek New S... [Published Motley Fool - Jun 21 2014]
Noted for Your Nighttime Procrastination for Ju... [Published Brad DeLong - Jun 21 2014]
Noted for Your Nighttime Procrastination for Ju... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Jun 21 2014]
Americans Have More Faith in Banks Than Congress [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 20 2014]
Americans Have More Faith in Banks Than Congress [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jun 20 2014]
Americans Have More Faith in Banks Than Congress [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 20 2014]
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STUDY: Who’s Unhappiest? She’s 42, Single, and ... [Published Instapundit - Jul 17 2014]
STUDY: Who’s Unhappiest? She’s 42, Single, and Working. “Fluke? Poor research design? Captured women when they were having a collective bad day at the office? I’m not so sure. In fact, a comprehensive analysis of the trends in subjective well-being ...
Tweets of the Week 7.5.14 [Published The Big Picture Blog - Jul 05 2014]
Markets/Investing : 25 Worst Quarterly U.S. GDP prints and future & stock market results @ReformedBroker @JLyonsFundMgmt what happens next is that the S&P500 is up 79% of the time in the year after pic.twitter.com/fVQ36vmDoI — marginal idea ...
Lowest Unemployment Since The Market Crashed [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 03 2014]
BOOM http://t.co/rZaLqz6brv pic.twitter.com/6mZsKV1JOe — Joseph Weisenthal (@TheStalwart) July 3, 2014 Unemployment is now lower than it was when Ronald Reagan won re-election on a “Morning In America” theme. But it’s a recovery from a far deeper ...
Tweets of the Week: 6.20.14 [Published The Big Picture Blog - Jun 22 2014]
Markets/Investing Invisible Hand of The Fee Market in action Estimated number of funds launched/liquidated from 1996 to Q1 2014 (not a fun time to be in the hedge fund business). pic.twitter.com/byhipvmsdu — Vconomics (@Vconomics) June 20, 2014 ...
Noted for Your Nighttime Procrastination for Ju... [Published Brad DeLong - Jun 21 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth--The EquitablogNighttime Must-Read: Rob Stavins: What Are the Benefits and Costs of EPA’s Proposed CO2 Regulation?|Washington Center for Equitable GrowthMorning Must-Read: John Holbo: The Rhetoric of Having Been Wrong|Washington ...
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