Unemployment Among Recent Veterans During the Great Recession

13 Pages Posted: 29 Jan 2014  

R. Jason Faberman

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; Bureau of Labor Statistics - Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics

Taft Foster

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Date Written: February 22, 2013

Abstract

The authors find that prolonged deployments overseas account for much of the difference in unemployment rates between recent veterans and non-veterans during the Great Recession.

Keywords: veterans, unemployment, business cycle, wartime deployment

JEL Classification: J01, E24, J2, J6

Suggested Citation

Faberman, R. Jason and Foster, Taft, Unemployment Among Recent Veterans During the Great Recession (February 22, 2013). Economic Perspectives, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2013. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2385972

R. Jason Faberman (Contact Author)

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Bureau of Labor Statistics - Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics ( email )

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Taft Foster

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago ( email )

230 South LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60604
United States

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