4 Fascinating Charts On Long-Term Unemployment

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Photo: Wells Fargo

It’s hard to imagine a more pressing concern for the economy than long-term unemployment.The prospect that some people could be permanently cast out of the workforce (due to skill rot) is terrifying. It also raises major social cohesion worries.

In a note on the subject, Wells Fargo’s John E. Silvia presents a few long-term unemployment charts that we haven’t seen before, but which add some depth to the standard coterie of charts that you see

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