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    Charger72

    but the unemployment numbers are from a different survey (the household survey.) The payroll numbers are from the establishment survey. So basically, this partially explains why there's not as tight of a correlation between jobs created and the unemployment rate. Remember, too, that these are existing jobs, and that a person can (in theory) take up more than one of those jobs.

    "Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell." ~Edward Abbey ////\\\\ "To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars is the very bottom of hardships." ~W.E.B. DuBois

    by rovertheoctopus on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 11:43:31 AM PDT

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