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Average decline in weekly earnings for involuntarily displaced full-time workers who found new work, 1984–2010

Note: Data are for workers who lost a full-time job at some point in the prior three years. Shaded areas denote recessions.

Source: Authors' analysis of Farber (2011, Table 16)

Updated May 15, 2012

Documentation and methodology

Underlying data are from Farber (2011), Table 16, “Proportional Change in Real Weekly Earnings, Full-Time Job Losers.”

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