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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaking at the Brookings Institution on January 16, 2014
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February 3, 2014, David Wessel
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Year One Results from Medicare Shared Savings Program: What it Means Going Forward
February 7, 2014, S. Lawrence Kocot, Farzad Mostashari and Ross White
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Continued Weakness in Payroll Gains, but Good News on Unemployment
February 7, 2014, Gary Burtless
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We need to cut through rhetoric and start with facts in the discussion around poverty http://t.co/uoN6WQand9
Feb 09
ICYMI: the education level of working vs. non-working men. Read more from @davidmwessel at http://t.co/ptfxKDka53​http://t.co/mxFLbSPtYD
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The Medicare Shared Savings Program: what we can learn from the first year results http://t.co/hEjL4ruF3N
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Five key facts on poverty, inequality and mobility from @BrookingsCCF & @RichardvReeves​http://t.co/uoN6WQand9
Feb 07
Continued weakness in payroll gains, but good news on unemployment says @GBurtless http://t.co/3bbo7xUbk4
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The CBO long-term budget outlook can be a crystal ball for Fed policy explains Gerald Cohen http://t.co/hYgr690Wcq
Feb 07
RT @GBurtless: What's up with gov't & health employment? Gov't payrolls should be increasing, and emp. gains in health have ceased. http://t.co/RN18Lu6WIa
Feb 07
RT @GBurtless: OK, so payroll gains in Dec-Jan not so hot, but 2013 payroll revisions excellent and LFP & Emp/Pop gains reassuring. http://t.co/V8wTZilpKD
Feb 07
RT @davidmwessel: 2.34 million over age 20 in January had been out of work for* a year or more* and were still looking. a year ago, 3.0 million were.
Feb 07
RT @JustinWolfers: Today's data suggest recent trends of good-but-not-great jobs growth is continuing. But they warn us to be wary of a slowdown.
Feb 07
RT @JustinWolfers: My usual rule of thumb is 80% weight on payrolls, 20% on household. 0.8*113 + 0.2*616 = 214k Suggests the labor market report wasn't so bad
Feb 07
RT @JustinWolfers: But, wow, HERE'S THE SILVER LINING: Household survey shows employment +616k (after adjusting for population controls).
Feb 07
RT @JustinWolfers: Ugh. Payrolls +113k. December revised from +74k to +75k. November from +241k to +274k. Unemployment 6.6% Folks, this isn't good news.
Feb 07
The Today Show cites our Retirement Security Project! Why women save less for retirement than men http://t.co/Ak3NmIoPYv
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Marital status of men 25-54, workers vs. non-workers. See more at http://t.co/ptfxKDka53​http://t.co/vh4Cs4o3ZZ
Feb 06
RT @davidmwessel: Among US men 25-54, who's working? who's not? by education http://t.co/kuXQxTJvbm​http://t.co/BDcsjNpWYw
Feb 06
New plan to shift doctor's payment system to reward quality: http://t.co/xeBCBDrALC For more discussion on the SGR: http://t.co/bA442phpNV
Feb 06
RT @JustinWolfers: The most accurate unemployment forecasting model says to expect unemployment to go sideways. http://t.co/bYqkQEfFtM​http://t.co/50xDROM7U6
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Implementing driverless cars would improve travel speeds, reliability, safety and reduce taxpayer costs says Winston http://t.co/ug2nNDAbaW
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Last month's big drop in unemployment means jobs #s will remain roughly steady till June says #BPEA author Barnichon http://t.co/gUzwxHzeyX
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