Journal Article

Where Are the Workers? A Look into the Decline in Immigration

Abstract: The number of missing workers in the US labor force peaked at 2.58 million in June 2020 during the pandemic, but immigration restrictions are likely not the main driver of the high vacancy-to-unemployment ratio.

Keywords: COVID-19; immigration; immigration restrictions; vacancy-to-unemployment ratio;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: Economic Synopses

Publication Date: 2023-09-15

Pages: 3 pages