The Labor Market Four Years Into the Crisis: Assessing Structural Explanations
NBER Working Paper No. 17966
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I thank Jared Bernstein, David Card, Larry Kahn, Michael Reich, and Larry Katz for helpful conversations. Tommy Drake and Sarena Goodman provided excellent research assistance. I am grateful for financial support to the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment and the Center for Equitable Growth, both at UC Berkeley, and to the Russell Sage Foundation. I served in the Obama Administration in 2009-10, but all opinions expressed here are my own. Copies of the data and computer programs used to generate the results presented in the paper are available from the author at firstname.lastname@example.org. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.