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October 2004, Vol. 127, No.10
Employment in the public sector: two recessions’ impact on jobs
Economist, Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Government employment surged during the 2001 recession, only to fall victim to prolonged budget shortfalls afterwards; compared with the 1990s recession and aftermath, the 2001 recession itself had less of an effect on government employment, but the postrecessionary period was more difficult.
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