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Subject: Re: The Payroll-to-Population Percent Date: 10/8/2012 12:38 PM
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<Gallup suggests that the number of full-time employed Americans as a percentage of the total population would be more accurate and less subject to manipulation.>

Too bad that Gallup is too lazy to do their homework and look beyond the MSM headlines. These numbers are already calculated and publicly available from the BLS and the Federal Reserve.

http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/CIVPART
http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/EMRATIO

http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/LNU01000000
http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/USAEMPTOTQPSMEI

Wouldn't it be nice if professionals were actually...professional?
Wendy
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