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Unemployment and the American economy.

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Unemployed -- United States.,
    • Labor supply -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementArthur M. Ross, editor.
      Series[Wiley books in research program on unemployment]
      ContributionsRoss, Arthur Max, ed., University of California, Berkeley. Research Program on Unemployment.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5724 .C7 1963
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 216 p.
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5912983M
      LC Control Number64014999
      OCLC/WorldCa234527

        The recovery in the American job market is still painfully slow. Another , people filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis.


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Unemployment and the American economy. by Conference on Unemployment and the American Economy (1963 Berkeley, Calif.) Download PDF EPUB FB2

"A triple hit: an engaging narrative of a century of U.S. economic history an attack on the mythology that high wage rates and government spending reduce unemployment and a critique on wrong-headed public policies since that have raised unemployment levels." -- Anna J.

Schwartz,National Bureau of Economic ResearchCited by: Conference on Unemployment and the American Economy ( Berkeley, Calif.).

Unemployment and the American economy. New York, Wiley [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Arthur M Ross; University of California, Berkeley.

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It emphasizes the multicausal nature of unemployment and offers a variety of approaches for coping with the problem. Contents: Unemployment: Costs and Measurement; Stocks.

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