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Paul Solman answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news most days on his Making Sen$e page. Here's Thursday's query: Paul Solman: The last post began to answer Jane Maier's epic email by…

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Paul Solman: The last post began to answer Jane Maier's epic email by discussing "heterodoxy" in economics. Today's takes up her second issue: "degrowth." Following her point about the disinclination of economics to invite alternative views, Ms. Maier…

Today's unemployment data are a muddle. The two surveys - of individuals and of employers - seem to say very different things. Unemployment dropped - to 9 percent, according to the "household survey." Three cheers. But the "payroll…

Today's unemployment data are a muddle. The two surveys - of individuals and of employers - seem to say very different things. Unemployment dropped - to 9 percent, according to the "household survey." Three cheers. But the "payroll survey" reports…

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