The jobs deficit:
Jobs Report Preview
Catherine Rampell, Economix, November 5, 2009
On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the jobs report for October. Here's what to look for.
In the name of jobs, ideas that won't work
Steven Pearlstein, Washington Post, November 6, 2009
With the throw-the-bums-out results of this week's elections and the prospect that the unemployment rate is about to break through the 10 percent mark, politicians in Washington are desperate to show that they're doing something about jobs.
New Business, Not Small Business, Is What Creates Jobs
Carl Schramm, Robert Litan and Dane Strangler, Wall Street Journal, November 5, 2009
Nearly all net job creation since 1980 occurred in firms less than five years old.
Obama Faces His Anzio
Paul Krugman, New York Times, November 5, 2009
President Obama chose a cautious approach rather than bold action on the economy, and the decision may haunt Democrats for years to come.