Surveys often find that, among the many issues Americans deem important for the current and future well-being of the country, job growth ranks near the top. Employment, after all, confers enormous benefits to individuals, both economic (e.g., jobs provide an income) and otherwise (e.g., employment gives workers a sense of purpose and satisfaction) and, subsequently, to their communities.
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Fed in Print: An index of the economic research conducted by the Fed.