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February 2021

Employment projections in a pandemic environment

Lindsey Ice, Michael J. Rieley, Samuel Rinde

This article examines the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2019–29 employment projections through two alternate scenarios: a moderate impact scenario and a strong impact scenario.

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Book Reviews

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Finding the meaning and the music in your work

Veronica P. Jones

This book invites readers on an inward, contemplative journey to discover (or rediscover) what aspects of their work motivate and energize them.

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Beyond BLS

Lockdowns and innovation: evidence from the 1918 influenza pandemic

Arthak Adhikari

Economists study the long-run effects of policies that restrict social interactions using evidence from the 1918 influenza pandemic.

Work has transformed in the United States . . . just not how you think it has

Alexander Saenz

A study on how specific jobs and occupations have evolved.

An exodus in the labor force—but to where?

Nicholas A. Schaffer

Researchers assess how economic downturns affect the talent available to young firms.

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