Tag Archives: New York Times

According to the NYT, to boost incomes, the U.S. should be more like Russia, less like Germany

AS noted here yesterday, the statistics thrown around by those concerned that a workforce is lagging in education are sometimes misleading.  In the case of my post yesterday, newly appointed UMaine President Sue Hunter made some curious remarks: A part of it is when you look at educational attainment in New England … the rate […]

An Oddity in the Maine Economic Recovery

BINYAMIN Appelbaum at the New York Times has a new article arguing that measuring the recent economic recovery should focus on the number of employed rather than the unemployed.  Specifically, rather than focusing on the unemployment rate (which can be misleading since it does not count discouraged workers who give up looking for a job […]