NewsHour takes another look tonight at the latest unemployment report. Bloomberg senior economist Nela Richardson speaks with Hari Sreenivasan about whether the the jobs counted as recovered are of the same quality as those lost in the Great Recession. Richardson…

Feb 21

Too many college grads? Or too few?

Don't believe the statistics that point to the stagnant demand for college-educated workers; college attendance is still an advantage in the labor market, and suggesting otherwise only discourages those who could benefit most from going to college.

Wages in the U.S. have been largely stagnant over the past 45 years, but during the same time span consumer prices have risen dramatically. Hari Sreenivasan discusses this trend and its effect on poverty with Bloomberg BusinessWeek reporter, Roben Farzad.

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 Wednesday's query: Name: Alex Question: Maybe it's my background as a college instructor (and…

Mar 30

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Are American Workers Overpaid?

Name: Alex Question: Maybe it's my background as a college instructor (and union member), but Paul Solman's tone in his inquiry into GM workers' wages raised my hackles. It may be that the intent was didactic -- to instruct viewers…

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