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The Perception Gap Between the Job Market And the Economy Just Keeps Getting Wider

Vehicles inside General Motors' Factory ZERO.

Vehicles inside General Motors' Factory ZERO.

Photographer: Emily Elconin/Bloomberg

This continues to be one of the most striking facets of the economy — and public perceptions of it right now.

While people think the job market is getting better and better, people think the actual economy itself is getting worse and worse.