The last six years have seen impressive jobs growth in the US. Unemployment is also down. The US job market has not, however, recovered. Job growth must continue at this level (192,000) to return to 2008 levels in July 2017. The recovery has been impressive, but it also emphasizes the depth of the Great Recession. The jobs gap is 2,800,000, 2.8M jobs have to be created for a true recovery.

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Jobs Gap Calculator” – The Hamilton Project

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