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Job creation: Quality control

Mr Perry delivers the goods

THE unemployment rate, as many Americans are painfully aware, is 9.1%. For some groups, such as young people, the figure is twice that. Under the circumstances, it might seem that the United States is in no position to be snooty about jobs. Yet an argument has emerged that American politicians must focus on job quality, not just quantity. In general, any job is better than no job, but it is true that some jobs are dangerous, distressing, or fail to put workers above the poverty threshold. That last is a particular concern: on September 13th the Census Bureau announced that in 2010 the poverty rate was 15.1%, up from 14.2% in 2009. In the spotlight is Texas. Its governor, Rick Perry, is the current front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, and he brags that since June 2009 Texas has created more than 40% of America’s net new jobs. The number is real, but critics say that the accomplishment is smaller than it appears. Some of them argue that many of the jobs are mediocre minimum-wage affairs. In fact, only about 9.5% of hourly-paid workers in Texas earn the…

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