Teachers, you can now register your students for TWO NATIONAL COMPETITIONS this spring—our National Personal Finance Challenge (financial stability/mobility) and our National Economics Challenge (micro/macroeconomics).

Grade 9-12

Making Sen$e with Paul Solman: Broad-based jobs growth signals stronger U.S. economy, but wages still lag

Updated: October 3 2014,
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For the first time since 2008, the unemployment rate has fallen below 6 percent. The latest jobs report depicts a better rebound in the labor market than last month’s report predicted. For an in-depth analysis of the figures, economics correspondent Paul Solman speaks with economist Barry Bluestone.