Brookings Mountain West
The Great Recession of 2008-2009 was the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Unlike most other recessions in the post-war era, however, the recovery has brought back only a small fraction of the almost 9 million jobs lost in the downturn. Gary Burtless will explain the puzzling absence of an employment rebound in his talk. Why has the rebound been so slow? What can we do to speed it up?
Job creation; Recessions; Stagnation (Economics)
Business | Economic Policy | Economics | Growth and Development | Policy Design, Analysis, and Evaluation | Policy History, Theory, and Methods | Public Affairs
Where Are the Jobs? Employment Stagnation after the Great Recession.
Available at: http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/brookings_lectures_events/36