Today’s Jobs Report in Pictures

January 4, 2013 at 10:10 am

The economy added private sector jobs for the 34th straight month in December, but a robust recovery remains elusive, long-term unemployment remains very high, and threats to the economy from misguided policies in Washington remain significant.

Below are some charts to show how the new figures look in historical context. Read my full statement for further analysis.

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Chad Stone is Chief Economist at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, where he specializes in the economic analysis of budget and policy issues. You can follow him on Twitter @ChadCBPP.

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