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June 1983, Vol. 106, No. 6
A new method for estimating
job separations by sex and race
Sheldon E. Haber
Professor of economics, The George Washington University
Enrique J. Lamas
Economic statistician, The Bureau of Census
Assistant division chief, Socioeconomic Statistics Program, Population Division, U.S. Bureau of Census
Computations using data from the CPS show that the separation rate of women is the same as or lower than that of men when wage rates are taken into account; for blacks, the separation rate is low than that for whites, irrespective of sex.
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