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Latest jobs report shows why the unemployment rate needs fixing

The number of people seeking jobless benefits has soared during the pandemic. AP Photo/John Locher Veronika Dolar, SUNY Old Westbury CC BY-NC-ND Many economists would agree that the official U.S. unemployment rate is an inadequate measure of actual labor market conditions. Although this is one of the most cited pieces of data on the economy

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