The Rise of Long-Term Joblessness

Graphic by Bloomberg Businessweek; Data: Rand Ghayad, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Photo: Getty Images

The number of people unemployed for more than six months in the U.S. grew sharply from 2001 to 2010 and hasn’t shrunk much since, even though there are more job openings.

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