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February 1992

Job market slid in early 1991, then struggled to find footing

Joseph R. Meisenheimer, II, Earl Mellor, Leo G. Rydzewski

The year began with deepening layoffs and rapidly rising unemployment. Deterioration ceased in the spring but little improvement followed, and further signs of weakness appeared late in the year. This article profiles U.S. labor market trends during 1991.

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