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Earnings losses of displaced workers and the business cycle: An analysis with administrative data

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  • Couch, Kenneth A.
  • Jolly, Nicholas A.
  • Placzek, Dana W.

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This paper examines the earnings losses of displaced workers over the business cycle. Long-term earnings losses for these workers during a recessionary period are 1.7 to 3.9 times larger than for those observed during a period of economic growth.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 111 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
Pages: 16-19

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:111:y:2011:i:1:p:16-19

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Keywords: Mass layoff Business cycle Earnings losses;

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  1. Henry S. Farber, 2005. "What do we know about Job Loss in the United States? Evidence from the Displaced Workers Survey, 1984-2004," Working Papers 877, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section..
  2. Louis S. Jacobson & Robert J. LaLonde & Daniel G. Sullivan, 1993. "Long-term earnings losses of high-seniority displaced workers," Economic Perspectives, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, issue Nov, pages 2-20.
  3. David S. Kaplan & Raymond Robertson & Gabriel Martínez González, 2005. "What Happens to Wages after Displacement?," JOURNAL OF LACEA ECONOMIA, LACEA - LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION.
  4. Marie Howland & George E. Peterson, 1988. "Labor market conditions and the reemployment of displaced workers," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 42(1), pages 109-122, October.
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  6. Kenneth A. Couch & Dana W. Placzek, 2010. "Earnings Losses of Displaced Workers Revisited," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 100(1), pages 572-89, March.
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  1. Peter Z. Schochet & Ronald D'Amico & Jillian Berk & Sarah Dolfin & Nathan Wozny, 2012. "Estimated Impacts for Participants in the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program Under the 2002 Amendments," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 7736, Mathematica Policy Research.
  2. Ronald D'Amico & Peter Z. Schochet, 2012. "The Evaluation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program: A Synthesis of Major Findings," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 7742, Mathematica Policy Research.
  3. Verónica Amarante & Rodrigo Arim & Andrés Dean, 2014. "The Effects of Being Out of the Labor Market on Subsequent Wages: Evidence for Uruguay," Journal of Labor Research, Springer, vol. 35(1), pages 39-62, March.

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