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Are Being Unemployed and Being out of the Labor Force Distinct States? A Psychological Approach

Citation

Goldsmith, Arthur H.; Veum, Jonathan R.; & Darity, William A., Jr. (1995). Are Being Unemployed and Being out of the Labor Force Distinct States? A Psychological Approach. Journal of Economic Psychology, 16(2), 275-95.

Abstract

Clark and Summers (1979) found a high rate of transition between unemployed and out of the labor force status. These findings led them to conclude that “many of those classified as not in the labor force are functionally indistinguishable from the unemployed.” Flinn and Heckman (1982,1983) questioned the validity of the conclusion reached by Clark and Summers.

URL

https://doi.org/10.1016/0167-4870(95)00009-D

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Journal of Economic Psychology

Author(s)

Goldsmith, Arthur H.
Veum, Jonathan R.
Darity, William A., Jr.

Year Published

1995

Volume Number

16

Issue Number

2

Pages

275-95

Reference ID

585