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April 1983, Vol. 106, No. 4
Work experience, earnings,
and family income in 1981
Sylvia Lazos Terry
Economist, Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The number of employed Americans increased but so did the number without jobs, as recovery from the 1980 recession proved to be brief; the family income of high-wage workers exceeded the poverty level, even when unemployed.
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