Access to credit and workforce issues are top of mind for small businesses.


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Poster art from WWII contributed to a shift in attitudes about women in the labor force and foretold permanent changes in our society.   


Insights from the National Association of Business Economics' first industry-specific conference   


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Is high unemployment here to stay?   


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Why economists pay attention to the labor force participation rate.   


Pinning hopes on small business to reignite the economy may not be the best idea.   


Growing numbers of college graduates are finding themselves with jobs that don’t actually require a higher education.   


On the contrary: Low and stable inflation is an essential ingredient for growing jobs.   


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Almost 15 million Americans were jobless as of the end of 2010, a strikingly high 9.4 percent of the would-be working population.   


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Jobs—we know where they went, but when will they come back? That was the question before a panel of five business leaders and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke when they met at Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business on November 30. Even though the recovery officially began in the summer of 2009, unemployment still hovers near 10 percent, and millions of Americans cannot find work. In a discussion moderated by Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Sandra Pianalto, the assembled chief executives candidly shared their perspectives on why job creation has been so slow, and what they think would improve the situation.