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Private sector employment increased by 67,000 in August and the unemployment rate rose to 9.6%.
Private nonfarm payroll employment increased by 71,000 in July and the unemployment rate remained at 9.5%.
Real GDP rose 2.4% in the second quarter of 2010. The historical revision shows a deeper recession through the second quarter of 2009.
A tax cut for high-income earners is a particularly ineffective job creation measure.
New report finds that the Act has had a substantial effect on output and employment, is leveraging private capital, and making important investments in the future productivity of the country.
Private nonfarm payroll employment increased by 83,000 in June and the unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percentage point to 9.5%.
Payroll employment grew by 431,000 in May – the largest one month employment gain since March 2000.
Payroll employment increased 290,000 in April - the largest one month gain since 2006.
CEA Chair Christina Romer writes that the economy has improved dramatically over the past year.
The Recovery Act created more that 80,000 clean energy jobs in the first quarter of 2010, according to a new supplement to the CEA's Third Report to Congress on the Recovery Act, which was released on April 14, 2010.