Unemployment In The Great Recession

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The economy is better than it was in the Great Recession, but not even President Obama is ready to declare it's booming. I mean, 4.9% of adults are unemployed are still unemployed. Now that my not sound like a lot, and it the most it has fallen since 2008, but that still around 9 million people.

People can come up with numerous reasons to not have a job but the most absurd one of all is that have just given up on looking for a job. The Wall Street Journal estimates that about 2.6 million of the roughly 92 million American adults who don't work want a job but aren't looking for one. Now of course, if you don’t have a job and are looking for one, that’s another story.

When people get unemployment benefits it makes the people that work 78

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