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Featured Article
Featured article image January 2023

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on workers with a criminal history

Daniel Schwam, Shawn Bushway, Jeffrey B. Wenger

This article compares the labor market outcomes of workers with and without a criminal history record during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Book Reviews
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Rethinking workplace disasters

Emma Sillman

This book explores workplace disasters and resulting reform in the United States by using five examples from the post-World War II era.

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Beyond BLS

Autoenrollment’s effect on health insurance coverage

Jonas Trostle

Hassles can leave people off health insurance.

Labor market tightness during recessions

Lisa N. Huynh

Researchers discuss the effects of high inflation and a tight monetary policy during recessions.

The aftershock of foreign demand shocks

Harry Nitzberg

Research on the Belgian economy suggests that firms that sell to exporters are more prosperous at the cost of exposing themselves to foreign demand shocks.

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