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Unemployment: A Jobs Deficit or a Skills Deficit?

In this cover article for Dollars & Sense, John Miller & Jeannette Wicks-Lim examine the argument being promoted by economists, policymakers, and the media that persistently high unemployment levels are due to a gap in skills and education on the part of workers. Miller & Wicks-Lim look carefully at the data, and conclude that the reality of the situation

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