The hidden toll of underemployment

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We all know the high rate of unemployment is a problem. But millions more Americans are working at low-paying jobs for which they are over-qualified. One observer calls the situation an emergency.

Kerris' guests are Carl Van Horn, a professor of public policy and director of the Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University, and Megan McArdle, senior editor for The Atlantic.


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