Ex-Convicts and Laid-Off Execs Face Dim Job Prospects


In part of an ongoing series deciphering financial news, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to laid-off business executives and ex convicts, two groups of…read more

Young Grads Learn Tough Lessons at Struggling Schools


New Orleans schools superintendent Paul Vallas has hired 128 top college graduates from the Teach for America service program to teach in one of the…read more

Russia’s Economic Woes Hamper Recent Prosperity


After a decade of economic growth, Russia has been hit hard by the global financial crisis and now suffers from record high inflation and unemployment…read more

What Will the Economic Recovery Look Like?


Since late 2007, the U.S. and global economies have been in a prolonged recession. How long will this downturn last? When will the recovery come?…read more

Recession Points Young Grads to Community Service


In today’s difficult job market, young college graduates are looking to the community service industry as an alternative to the private or government sector jobs…read more

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