Friday, September 28, 2012

Unemployment by President

US National Unemployment rate under different US Presidents

This chart is based on the statement ex-president Bill Clinton made during the national convention for Democratic party. The chart compares compares the unemployment rate under different presidents. The presidents are: Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush and Obama. Over the past 40 years the unemployment rate dropped the most under Bill Clinton.


Here is a link to the data on Google Docs if you want to make your own charts. You can compare the stock market, fed policy, inflation rate, or capital gains tax rates, to see how little effect the president has on the US economy.

Here is the data.

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