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The U.S. economy got some good news last week when the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in almost three years. But the job growth hasn’t reached over five million Americans who have been out of work for more than six months. Federal reserve chairman Ben Bernanke this week said record levels of the long-term unemployed will alter this country’s job market for the worse for the foreseeable future. Just who are those left behind as the economy improves and what are their options to get past their seemingly hopeless situation? Diane and her panel look at the challenges for the long-term unemployed.
- Derek Thompson senior editor at the Atlantic
- Ingrid Schroeder director of the Pew Fiscal Analysis Initiative
- Stephen Rose research professor at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce
- William Rodgers III professor of public policy and chief economist at the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University
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