Unemployment Rate as Super Bowl Predictor Holds Up

Super Bowl and unemployment
Super Bowl and unemployment

The Packer's defeat of the Steelers in the Super Bowl continued the trend that links the Super Bowl victor to lowest unemployment rates. As of yesterday, for the 17th time in the past 20 years, the Super Bowl winning team hails from the metropolitan area with the lower unemployment rate (of the two teams). We hate to say we told you so, but we did!