Unemployment: Issues in the 112th Congress

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This report briefly reviews the situation in the 2012 labor market, expands on the policy steps taken to date, and analyzes policy issues that typically arise during consideration of stimulus legislation. Three policy issues are examined: whether to take additional measures to increase jobs, what measures might be most effective, and how job creation proposals should be financed.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 5, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Gravelle, Jane G.

Senior Specialist in Economic Policy

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Hungerford, Thomas L.

Specialist in Public Finance

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Levine, Linda

Specialist in Labor Economics

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: October 5, 2012
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United States
Description:

This report briefly reviews the situation in the 2012 labor market, expands on the policy steps taken to date, and analyzes policy issues that typically arise during consideration of stimulus legislation. Three policy issues are examined: whether to take additional measures to increase jobs, what measures might be most effective, and how job creation proposals should be financed.

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18 pages.

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