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Employment Outcomes For Low-Income Adults In Rural And Urban Labor Markets

  • Davis, Elizabeth E.
  • Connolly, Laura S.
  • Weber, Bruce A.

This study analyzes the impact of local labor market conditions on the probability of employment and duration of employment for low-income adults in Oregon. We find that economic conditions (lower employment growth and higher unemployment rates) help to explain the less successful employment outcomes for low-income adults in non-metro areas.

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Paper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN with number 21624.

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