Health, Myths, Fraud and the Crisis

Unemployment at 9.1% — up slightly from 8.9% at the end of July

by Dennis Jacobe, Chief Economist

PRINCETON, NJ — Underemployment, as measured by Gallup, is 18.3% in mid-August, essentially unchanged since the end of June. Underemployment peaked at 20.4% in April but has not been able to break below its current level this year.

U6 “Household Survey ” shows 16.8% for July, NSA.

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