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Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
The Regional Economist
Unemployment by Industry: Duration Must Be Considered, Too
YiLi Chien
Paul Morris
Abstract

To better understand unemployment in key industries, not only the unemployment rate but the duration of unemployment for those in the industry should be considered. Focusing on only the former could lead to misguided efforts to help the jobless.


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YiLi Chien & Paul Morris, "Unemployment by Industry: Duration Must Be Considered, Too" , Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, The Regional Economist, issue Jan, 2016.
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