Unemployment and labor force participation in the United States
AbstractThis paper uses historical data from the United States to investigate the relationship between unemployment and labor force participation. Cointegration analysis supports a long-run relationship between these two variables, which leads us to question the empirical relevance of the unemployment invariance hypothesis for the United States.
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Volume (Year): 111 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
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Cointegration Discouraged worker Unemployment invariance hypothesis;
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