Here’s Why Unemployment Has Fallen and Why It Will Rise Again Soon (New Statesman)


Writing for the New Statesman, David Blanchflower, the Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Economics at Dartmouth, examines the United Kingdom’s labor statistics from recent months, noting, “The most unexpected figures recently were the big drops in the UK’s headline unemployment number and rate.”

Blanchflower shares his insights on the unemployment rates and trends in the UK, and also explains why the employment rates in the UK have not been as weak as those in the United States.

Read the full story, published 10/24/12 in the New Statesman.

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