Nearly 95% of all new jobs during Obama era were part-time, or contract


Investing.Com has the article Nearly 95% of all new jobs during Obama era were part-time, or contract.

The research by economists Lawrence Katz of Harvard University and Alan Krueger at Princeton University shows that the proportion of workers throughout the U.S., during the Obama era, who were working in these kinds of temporary jobs, increased from 10.7% of the population to 15.8%.

I don’t know if this article is reporting accurately. The study to which they refer is described in a paper The Rise and Nature of Alternative Work Arrangements in the United States, 1995-2015. This paper, published in March 2016 is only 35 pages or so, but I haven’t had a chance to read it yet. If it says what this article claims it says, then this explains why so many prople are not so thrilled with Obama’s economic “recovery”.

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