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Was depression era unemployment really less in Canada than the U.S.?

  • Zagorsky, Jay L.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 61 (1998)
Issue (Month): 1 (October)
Pages: 125-131

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:61:y:1998:i:1:p:125-131
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  1. Kevin Lang & Jay Zagorsky, 1998. "Why are Canadian and US Unemployment Rates So Highly Correlated?," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 24(s1), pages 56-71, February.
  2. Ashenfelter, Orley & Card, David, 1986. "Why Have Unemployment Rates in Canada and the United States Diverged?," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 53(210(S)), pages S171-95, Supplemen.
  3. Romer, Christina, 1986. "Spurious Volatility in Historical Unemployment Data," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 94(1), pages 1-37, February.
  4. Eichengreen, Barry & Hatton, Tim, 1988. "Interwar Unemployment in International Perspective," Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, Working Paper Series qt7bw188gk, Institute of Industrial Relations, UC Berkeley.
  5. Wallis, John Joseph, 1989. "Employment in the Great Depression: New data and hypotheses," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 26(1), pages 45-72, January.
  6. Mackinnon, Mary, 1990. "Relief not insurance: Canadian unemployment relief in the 1930s," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 27(1), pages 46-83, January.
  7. Kesselman, Jonathan R & Savin, N Eugene, 1978. "Three-and-a-Half Million Workers Never Were Lost," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 16(2), pages 205-25, April.
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