Journal Article

Strength of economy, limited benefit eligibility in Texas curb long-term unemployment rate

Abstract: An unemployment rate with a persistent long-term component can be more detrimental to the economy than the same jobless rate with a smaller share of long-term unemployed.

Keywords: growth; job;

JEL Classification: J24; J23;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Part of Series: Southwest Economy

Publication Date: 2014

Issue: Q2

Pages: 3-20