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Recession Economy

The Physicist's Economics

Jason Haraldsen | Posted 11.20.2012 | Business
Jason Haraldsen

If you are corporation or stock analyst, then you are likely to say that the economy is doing pretty well. But if you ask the average employee, then you are worried that your job may be on the chopping block. So why is there such a disparity?

What Makes A Community Economically Resilient?

Bob Stephens | Posted 10.15.2012 | Impact
Bob Stephens

Springfield is a community that collaborates (it might be in the water). We work together as a team to ensure any prospective employer receives seamless, top-quality service.

Changing the Culture of Capitalism

Auren Kaplan | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Auren Kaplan

Capitalism isn't going away. Indeed, it is the most powerful mechanism on the planet for moving people, money and resources and for creating wealth. But the culture of capitalism is changing in dramatic and disruptive ways.

Behold and Beware Our New 'SWAG' Economy

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business
Sam Pizzigati

We don't need billions of valuable dollars sunk into SWAG -- Silver, Wine, Art, and Gold -- but in a deeply unequal country, where wealth remains concentrated in a precious few pockets, that's exactly what we have.

Underemployment Index ("U7") Improves in October

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics
John Tepper Marlin

The U.S. unemployment rate ("U3") declined slightly to 9.0 percent -- not much comfort. But if we add the percentage of the labor force that is unde...

As Economy Slows, Recession Fears Grow Louder

Reuters | Leah Schnurr | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

Chances the United States will lapse into another recession rose over the past month to nearly one in three as the economy faces a number of road bloc...

The Economics of Poverty -- Thinking in Win-Win Terms

Harlan Green | Posted 09.04.2011 | Business
Harlan Green

Rather than play the blame game, why not think in Win-Win terms? Why not correct the causes of so much economic instability, which can lead us out of the swamp of debt that has resulted?

Unemployment Spike Compounds Foreclosure Crisis

washingtonpost.com | Renae Merle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The country's growing unemployment is overtaking subprime mortgages as the main driver of foreclosures, according to bankers and economists, threateni...

Worker Compensation Grows by Lowest Amount On Record

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(AP): Employment compensation for U.S. workers has grown over the past 12 months by the lowest amount on record, reflecting the severe recession that ...