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The Reallocation of Energy-sector Workers After Oil Price Booms and Busts


  • Brown, Jason

    () (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)

  • Kodaka, Andres

    (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)


Jason P. Brown and Andres Kodaka compare recent job losses in the mining sector with those that occurred during the Great Recession and find displaced workers had an easier time finding new jobs in 2015 than they did during the recession.

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  • Brown, Jason & Kodaka, Andres, 2016. "The Reallocation of Energy-sector Workers After Oil Price Booms and Busts," Macro Bulletin, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, pages 1-3, Mar 3.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedkmb:00037

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    1. Lutz Kilian, 2009. "Not All Oil Price Shocks Are Alike: Disentangling Demand and Supply Shocks in the Crude Oil Market," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 99(3), pages 1053-1069, June.
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    Job losses; Jobs; Mining;

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    • J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure


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