Lackluster Jobs Report and Government Benefits | Part 2

May 24, 2021

Joel Griffiths

  On Thursday May 6, the Bloomberg market wrap up noted that the Dow closed at a record high and that economists were predicting one-million new jobs for Friday’s new job report.  They missed.  By a lot.  

Joel Griffith an attorney and research fellow in the Roe Institute at The Heritage Foundation joined Mountain Money to discuss the connection between the report and spending policies implemented by the Biden administration.

Last week Mountain Money spoke with Professor Marshall Steinbaum of the University of Utah on the program to give one perspective on the possible role of enhanced unemployment benefits.