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February 1983, Vol. 106, No. 2
Unemployment continued to rise
in 1982 as recession deepened
Michael A. Urquhart
Economist, Division of Employment and Unemployment Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Marillyn A. Hewson
Economist, on leave from Division of Monthly Industry Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics
By year end, the overall unemployment rate had reached a double-digit level; all sectors and all worker groups were affected, with men age 20 and over the hardest hit.
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