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Grappling with Long Term Unemployment


The latest numbers about job growth in May belie a grim, persistent fact about the US economy: of the 15 million Americans still looking for work, almost half of those have been out of work for more than six months. Monday morning, economic analysts and some of the long term unemployed join host Dan Moulthrop to go behind all the numbers to look at the real implications of long term widespread unemployment in Ohio and across the nation. John Schmitt, Senior Economist, Center for Economic & Policy Research
Zach Schiller, Research Director, Policy Matters Ohio