Related BLS programs | Related articles
July 1984, Vol. 107, No. 7
Sources of secular increases
in the unemployment rate, 1969-82
Professor of economics at University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Progressively higher rates of joblessness suggest a strong structural component in today's unemployment; the influx of women and young workers was an important factor early in the study period, while later years show a decline in the employment picture for prime-age men.
Read excerpt Download full article in PDF (629K)
Related BLS programs
Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
Related Monthly Labor Review articles
Labor market dynamics and trends in unemployment.—Nov. 1990.
Education and demographics: how do they affect unemployment rates?—Jan. 1988.
Within Monthly Labor Review Online:
Welcome | Current Issue | Index | Subscribe | Archives
Exit Monthly Labor Review Online:
BLS Home | Publications & Research Papers