Recent layoffs in a fragile labor market
AbstractRising layoff rates during the spring of 2011 highlight renewed labor market weakness. Although job cuts among state and local governments have accelerated over the past few years, most of the recent increase occurred among private-sector employers. Following modest improvement in early summer, subsequent labor market performance has been uneven, indicating that labor market conditions remain fragile.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in its journal FRBSF Economic Letter.
Volume (Year): (2011)
Issue (Month): sep26 ()
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- Aisling Cleary & Joyce Kwok & Rob Valletta, 2009. "New highs in unemployment insurance claims," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue sep8.
- John Carter Braxton, 2013. "Revisiting the use of initial jobless claims as a labor market indicator," Research Working Paper RWP 13-03, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
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