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Status of Workers Laid Off During Past Three Years

Created on September 1, 2011

Status of Workers Laid Off During Past Three Years

Status of Workers Laid Off During Past Three Years

Unemployed

12.4%

40.2%

47.4%

Note: The figures display the labor force status (at the time the survey was conducted) of employees who were laid off at least once in the past three years.

Source: Henry Farber, “Job Loss in the Great Recession: Historical Perspective from the Displaced Workers’ Survey, 1984–2010,” National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper No. 17040, May 2011,  Appendix Table 6.

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Employed

 

Left Labor Force

2010 2008 2006 2004 2002 2000 1998 1996 1994 1992 1990 1988 1986 1984