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UNH Study: Post-Recession Underemployment Remains High

This piece was reported by contributor Brian Wallstin New research by the University of New Hampshire’s Carsey Institute sheds light on why millions of Americans might view the economic recovery as more illusion than reality. In the aftermath of the 2007-2009 recession, the number of part-time workers in search of full-time jobs  — a category […]

“It’s All Relative”: Economy Remains Atop NH Voters’ Minds

Gliko / Flickc As NHPR’s Dan Gorenstein reports, despite the fact that New Hampshire’s economy is stronger than most of the country’s and has an unemployment rate well below the national average, Republican voters are still worried about their future. As New Hampshire economist Ross Gittell puts it: “It’s all relative.” Gittell told Gorenstein:

Not Hiring: Small Businesses Key To Economic Recovery

Today’s Boston Globe has an interesting take on the state of small business in the country.  Reporters Erin Ailworth and Katie Johnston write that small businesses make up more than half of all private sector employment in the country, but: “The percentage of small-business owners feeling optimistic about the economy fell from 67 percent in […]

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