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June 2002, Vol. 125, No. 6
U.S. labor market performance in international perspectiveConstance Sorrentino
Economist, Division of Foreign Labor Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
From 1960 to 2000, U.S. unemployment rates improved from relatively high to the lowest among the G7 countries; Canada and the United States were leaders in job creation, while Japan and Europe had much weaker employment gains.
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