No time for mea culpas...yet

Liscio, J.
June 1992
U.S. News & World Report;6/22/92, Vol. 112 Issue 24, p63
Describes how government statistics, as the benchmark revisions to last year's employment situation recently revealed, can be woefully inaccurate. The Labor Department reported the recession had claimed 724,000 more jobs than originally estimated; The gains in household employment ahead of those in nonfarm payrolls; The best indication of where an economy is headed; More.


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