Unemployment & the Quest for Jobs

High levels of unemployment in the United States will be one of the key economic issues of the 2012 elections.
  • How much unemployment really exists?
  • Can the government fix the unemployment problem? Or should it just get out of the way?
This seminar will explore the sources and consequences of the current unemployment problem and examine the process of job creation in the US economy today.

The lesson plans, links to videos and interactive websites presented can be found through the tabs on the left-hand side of this page.