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What the unemployment rate does - and doesn't - tell us about the US economy

Pew research explores the US unemployment rate, and asks what it actually tells us about the economy. Image: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Drew DeSilver

Senior Writer, Pew Research Center

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