Friday, August 22, 2014


Econ Comments & Analysis                                                                                            
WSJ | Unemployed by ObamaCare
Three new Fed surveys highlight damage to the labor market.

WSJ: Real Clear Markets | Jackson Hole Study Authors See Lost Job Market Dynamism
A study to be presented Friday at the Kansas City Fed’s conference here in Jackson Hole, Wyo., raises questions about whether U.S. labor markets are actually all that dynamic.
WSJ: Real Clear Markets | There’s Nothing ‘Natural’ About Unemployment: Fed Conference Paper
Taking aim at the economics notion that there is a “natural” rate of unemployment below which inflationary forces will spiral upward out of control, Giuseppe Bertola, economics professor at EDHEC Business School, says the state of the job market depends heavily on policy choices.