Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Accounting for Discouraged Workers in the Unemployment Rate
We construct a new measure of the unemployment rate based on a plausible assumption that some, but not all, of the discouraged workers reenter the labor force.
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B. Ravikumar & Lin Shao, "Accounting for Discouraged Workers in the Unemployment Rate"
, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Economic Synopses, issue 9, 2014.
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