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Wages and jobs: a lost decade in four charts

How do we know that matters are improving in the economy? Answer: when attendances at Central Statistics Office in the Republic launches of new economic data are down on what they were a few years ago in the deepest of recessions!  Such was an occasion recently at the launch of the Labour Force Survey in Dublin. This was followed, as it normally is, by a less trumpeted online launch of recent quarterly labour market earnings data.  A number of salient facts stand out from the detail of these releases:

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