Category Archives: Dubious statistics

Wolf Richter: New Census Data Shows Why the Job Market is Still “Terrible” (as Trump said)

Lambert here: I blame Putin. By Wolf Richter, a San Francisco based executive, entrepreneur, start up specialist, and author, with extensive international work experience. Originally published at Wolf Street Hardly any improvement for individuals since the Great Recession. When Donald Trump campaigned on how “terrible” the jobs situation was, while the Obama Administration touted the […]


Dean Baker: Rigged – How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer

Dean Baker explains how market structure, which results from policy choices, legislation, and regulation, serve the rich first and foremost.