New Jobs Report Raises Questions About Economic Growth

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Economists were disappointed by the August jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which stated that employers added far fewer jobs than expected. We'll discuss the significance of the new jobs numbers and assess how the economy is faring on both the state and national levels.


Roben Farzad, host of the business and economics podcast "Full Disclosure" and former senior writer for BusinessWeek

Jerry Nickelsburg, professor of economics at UCLA's Anderson School of Management

Christopher Thornberg, founding partner of Beacon Economics, an independent economic research and consulting firm