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SCEPA Responds to the Unemployment Report

August 7, 2020

Every month, SCEPA releases a rapid response video analysis of the monthly jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The series, titled "SCEPA Responds," features expert economists, professors, and research associates discussing and contextualizing the unemployment numbers to provide insights for working families, older workers, the working poor, minorities, and more.

Watch our past SCEPA Responds videos.

July 2020 Unemployment Report

SCEPA Research Associate Aida Farmand is joined by labor economist Teresa Ghilarducci, SCEPA's Director and Professor of Economics and Policy Analysis at the New School for Social Research.

 

June 2020 Unemployment Report

SCEPA Research Associate Aida Farmand is joined by Kyle K. Moore, SCEPA Alumni and current Senior Policy Analyst for the Joint Economic Committee Democrats in the U.S. Congress.

 

May 2020 Unemployment Report

SCEPA Senior Fellow and former chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor, William M. Rodgers and SCEPA Visiting Scholar and Strategic Advisor John Irons discuss May's unemployment numbers.

 

April 2020 Unemployment Report

SCEPA's Director and Bernard L. and Irene Schwartz professor of economics at The New School for Social Research, Teresa Ghilarducci is joined by Retirement Equity Lab's Research Director Siavash Radpour.

 

March 2020 Unemployment Report

SCEPA's Director and Bernard L. and Irene Schwartz professor of economics at The New School for Social Research, Teresa Ghilarducci is joined by Research Associate Michael Papadopoulos.

 

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SCEPA works to focus the public economics debate on the role government can and should play in the real productive economy - that of business, management, and labor - to raise living standards, create economic security, and attain full employment.