Less Involuntary Part-Time Work Suggests Texas Economic Strength

6 Pages Posted: 19 Sep 2016

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Anil Kumar

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas - Research Department

Michael Weiss

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Date Written: 2016

Abstract

Fed policymakers have closely watched part-time workers as an indicator of labor market health. While the ranks of involuntary part-timers have remained persistently high since the Great Recession — suggesting remaining labor market slack — the pattern has been less notable in Texas.

Suggested Citation

Kumar, Anil and Weiss, Michael, Less Involuntary Part-Time Work Suggests Texas Economic Strength (2016). Southwest Economy, Issue Q3, pp. 15-20, 2016, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2840116

Anil Kumar (Contact Author)

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Michael Weiss

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

2200 North Pearl Street
PO Box 655906
Dallas, TX 75265-5906
United States

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