NPR NATIONAL
7:07 am
Mon November 15, 2010

Flabby skills are latest worry for unemployed

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The economy may be growing again, but not fast enough to bring down the unemployment rate. Long-term unemployment -- those without jobs for more than six months -- remains very high. And that has many economists worried about the effect on workers' skills. Host Liane Hansen talks with NPR's John Ydstie about an upcoming NPR series
on the slow-growth economy and the effect on human capital.

SOURCE: NPR