US real GDP per Capita
Unemployment Versus Underemployment
The Long-Term Unemployment Crisis
Percent Job Losses in Post WWII Recessions
Public Sector Payroll Jobs
The Long-Term Unemployed
Government Spending After Recessions
Percent of Long-Term Unemployed
Part-Time for Economic Reasons
US real GDP per CapitaThe lost GDP from the Great Recession
Unemployment Versus UnderemploymentU-6 superimposed on U-3 (official unemployment).
The Long-Term Unemployment CrisisDivides the unemployment rate by length of unemployment.
Percent Job Losses in Post WWII RecessionsComparing the job loss and recovery of post WWII recessions
Public Sector Payroll JobsThe change in government employment for each presidency since Ronald Reagan
Unemployment RatesThis chart compares three different measures of unemployment. U3 is the official unemployment rate. U5 includes discouraged workers and all other marginally attached workers. U6 adds on those workers who are part-time purely for economic reasons.
The Long-Term UnemployedResults from a Princeton study on long-term unemployment
Government Spending After RecessionsAn illustration of how the government responded differently to the Great Recession
Percent of Long-Term UnemployedPercent of population that is long-term unemployed
Part-Time for Economic ReasonsThe amount of American's working part-time that would prefer to have a full-time job