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Reconnecting to Work: Policies to Mitigate Long-Term Unemployment and Its Consequences

Lauren D. Appelbaum (IRLE Research Affiliate)

January 1, 2012

Economic Justice, Publications, Book/Edited Volume


The goal of this book is to enable a better understanding of the consequences of long-term unemployment and the policies that are needed to address it. The contributors present research that examines the psychological as well as economic consequences of experiencing a prolonged spell of joblessness. Included are discussions of policies to increase job creation and to get the long-term unemployed back into jobs.

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