Posts tagged ‘unemployment’

Crossborder Insights: A View of North American Unemployment By State/Province – Late 2009

As California’s unemployment rate actually edged up a few more notches to 12.5%, and the overall employment picture in the U.S. continues to be one of cautious optimism, Crossborder’s review of North American employment data through the end of December 2009 underscores the broad nature of job-losses throughout this interconnected economy.

Our most-recent CrossborderInsights brief (below) notes…[read more]

Continue Reading March 7, 2010 at 10:05 pm Leave a comment

Our Two-Pesos: Low Prospects for Free Trade Agreements Given High Unemployment

It’s a hard, practical reality that the American public — not necessarily just the Administration — will likely find it hard to swallow public efforts to promote FTAs (viewed mainly as a potential “job loser”), until unemployment hits somewhere in the 6-8% range.

Continue Reading February 2, 2010 at 8:03 am Leave a comment


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