Analyzing the length of spells of unemployment

Kaitz, Hyman B.
November 1970
Monthly Labor Review;Nov70, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p11
Academic Journal
Analyzes the duration of the state of unemployment of an individual. Distribution of unemployed by duration of unemployment, per reference week; Distribution of completed unemployment spells by duration; Structure of unemployment; Link of unemployment and business cycles.


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