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Ignoring Those Left Behind


  • Andrew Sum
  • Ishwar Khatiwada


The authors look at the breakdown by income group of those who are unemployed, those who have part-time jobs but want full-time work, and those who have more or less given up but would take a job if they could find one. The employment crisis in the United States hits low-income groups worst.

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  • Andrew Sum & Ishwar Khatiwada, 2012. "Ignoring Those Left Behind," Challenge, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 55(2), pages 5-20.
  • Handle: RePEc:mes:challe:v:55:y:2012:i:2:p:5-20
    DOI: 10.2753/0577-5132550201

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    1. Time for conservatives to champion the poor
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    1. Ngina Chiteji & Sheldon Danziger, 2012. "How Frustrated Are Americans?," Challenge, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 55(4), pages 63-77.

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