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ERIC Number: EJ090818
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1974
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The Persistence of the Discouraged Worker Effect
Schweitzer, Stuart O.; Smith, Ralph E.
Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 27, 2, 249-260, Jan 74
The discouraged worker effect hypothesizes that the experience of unsuccessful job search increases the propensity to withdraw from the labor force both immediately and in subsequent years. The statistical analyses done here suggest that the cost of unemployment does persist over time. (Author/DS)
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