What Happens If The U.S. Reaches 'Full' Employment?

Published: Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 3:19pm
Updated: Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 3:21pm
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Earlier this week on The Show, we talked with former Obama administration economic adviser Jared Bernstein about whether the current U.S. job market is healthy. He said it is, as job creation has been strong and the unemployment rate sits at 4.1 percent.

But what if the nation reaches so-called “full” employment? What could that mean for economic growth?

Here to talk about that is Aparna Mathur, resident scholar in economic policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute.

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