As our economy is recovering from the Great Contraction, unemployment has fallen to the natural rate (4-6%). How accurate is the current unemployment number and should we look at the labor force participation rate as a barometer for economic health? Debate the issue of the statistic from the aspect of what you, as a consumer, see in the economy.
Make sure to include in-text citation/reference to support your work. Also, answer must be between 3-4 paragraphs.