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February 1984, Vol.
Employment and unemployment
Eugene H. Becker
improvements widespread in 1983
Economist, Division of Employment and Unemployment Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Economist, on leave from Division of Employment and Unemployment Analysis, working
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
During a full year of economic recovery, total employment increased by 4.0 million and the unemployment rate dropped by 2.5 percentage points to 8.2 percent.
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