Includes bibliographical references (p. 190-192) and index.
What contributes to unemployment? Globalization increases U.S. unemployment / Darren Weeks ; Globalization's negative impact on U.S. unemployment is exaggerated / Part I : William H. Overholt, Part II : Daniel Griswold ; Technology and automation increase unemployment / Martin Ford ; Technology and automation create jobs / Jeff Burnstein ; Raising minimum wage increases unemployment / Christopher Jaarda ; Raising minimum wage does not increase unemployment / Holly Sklar -- Who is particularly affected by high unemployment? Black unemployment is higher than the national average / Joel Dreyfuss ; Hispanic unemployment is higher than the national average / U.S. Congress' Joint Economic Committee ; Native American unemployment is higher than the national average / Algernon Austin ; Teenage unemployment is at a record high / Catherine Rampell ; High unemployment is forcing many older workers into retirement / Emily Brandon ; Unemployment will severely shortchange the next generation / Don Peck -- How effective is the government's response to unemployment? The economic stimulus plan is reducing unemployment / Congressional Budget Office ; The economic stimulus plan is increasing unemployment / Louis Woodhill ; Investing in green jobs will reduce unemployment / Robert Pollin et al. ; Investing in green jobs will not reduce unemployment / Kevin Hassett -- What can policy makers and businesses do to reduce unemployment? Government job creation and job security programs will lessen unemployment / Daniel Gross ; Raising taxes to pay for education and increased Social Security benefits will reduce unemployment / Moshe Adler ; Lowering immigration will reduce unemployment / Virgil Goode ; Immigrants are not responsible for high unemployment / Viveca Novak.