How to avoid a lost decade

Even with the massive 2008-09 policy effort that prevented financial collapse and depression, the United States is now halfway to a lost economic decade. From the first quarter of 2006 to the first quarter of 2011, the U.S. economy‚Äôs growth rate averaged less than 1 percent a year, similar to Japan in the period its bubble burst. During that time, the share of the population working has fallen from 63.1 to 58.4 percent, reducing the number of those with ... Full Story »

Posted by Jon Mitchell - via Jonathan Cohn, Google News (U.S. Economy)
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