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August 17, 2017; Brookings Institution

We now have a better idea about why the economic recovery just doesn’t feel right. Two recently released reports from the Brookings Institution’s Hamilton Project shed more light on employment in the United States and the challenges we still face from a struggling economy. The good news is that the overall job market has now fully recovered from the huge loss of jobs experienced during the 2007-2008 Great Recession. But while the statistic recovery is now compl