Episode 69: Government Job Reports Can Be Misleading
The jobs report for the month of May has recently been released, and Republicans—particularly President Trump—have been very busy congratulating themselves about the rosy unemployment rate. In fairness, unemployment is currently the lowest it’s been since the turn of the millennium, which is nothing to turn one’s nose up at. But there’s more to a healthy economy than a low unemployment rate. So, what does the May jobs report actually say? And what do those numbers really imply? Join James Harrigan and Antony Davies as they unpack the May jobs report and more on this week’s episode of Words and Numbers.
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