For the essay this week, you are going to want to reference this data: https://www.bls.gov/charts/employment-situation/civilian-unemployment-rate.htm
Labor Force Participation: https://www.bls.gov/charts/employment-situation/civilian-labor-force-participation-rate.htm
You will need to complete some additional research but this is a good starting point. Tomorrow, we will discuss this essay further in class.
Also, as mentioned in class, here is the article regarding Recession shapes: https://napkinfinance.com/napkin/recession-shapes/ . Keep in mind that this was written during the early part of the pandemic so some of the analysis is out of date.—–From announcement.
Please follow the instructions.