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Are the Long-Term Unemployed on the Margins of the Labor Market?

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Caught in a Revolving Door of Unemployment

From a story by Annie Lowrey in the NYTimes today: “I’ve been turned down from McDonald’s because I was told I was too articulate,” she says. “I got denied a job scrubbing toilets because I didn’t speak Spanish and turned … Continue reading

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Why missing out on one job application is bad news for your chances in the next

From the Economist: A TRULY informed diner would choose a restaurant based on the quality of the menu and the chef’s experience. The discerning investor would decide which company to back after studying the business plan and meeting the founders. … Continue reading

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