Economic Problems Stubbornly Linger
Don't look now, but the economic recovery that barely exists in the eyes of many Americans is 2 years old.
By historical standards, that should be a milestone signifying robust economic expansion and strong job gains, especially in light of the severity of the Great Recession, which officially ended in June 2009.
According to a Pew Charitable Trusts poll released this month, 55% of Americans still rate the national economy as poor, though that's down from 73% two years ago. Only 47% believe their kids will have a higher standard of living than they enjoy, down from 62% in 2009.
Read the full article at usatoday.com.
- Economic Mobility Project