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Comparing labor markets across recessions: a focus on the age composition of the population
Marianna Kudlyak
Devin Reilly
Stephen Slivinski
Abstract

Simply looking at unadjusted versions of traditional statistics may not be the best way to compare the state of the current economy to previous periods. When comparing recessions, it is important to account for demographic changes.


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Marianna Kudlyak & Devin Reilly & Stephen Slivinski, "Comparing labor markets across recessions: a focus on the age composition of the population" , Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Richmond Fed Economic Brief, issue Apr, 2010.
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Keywords: Labor market ; Demography
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