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With U.S. unemployment at a 50 year low, why is job quality so poor?

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The decline of US job quality in the last 30 years. Image: Cornell University
US unemployment is at a 50-year low Image: BEA
Since 1990, the US economy has shifted toward creating more bad jobs than good. Image: Cornell University
Manufacturing jobs have declined by more than 25% since 2000 Image: BLS
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Low unemployment rates still aren’t enough to revive the US economy. Image: Alpert, Ferry, Hockett and Khaleghi
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