Interesting graphic from an otherwise mostly anecdotal NYT article discussing poor prospects for job recovery.
It made me think of this chart from when the NBER declared the end of the 2007-09 recession:
click for gionormous chart
Chart courtesy of Economagic
Here’s the NYT:
Across the U.S., Long Recovery Looks Like Recession
MICHAEL POWELL and MOTOKO RICH
NYT, October 12, 2010