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Job Polarization and the Great Recession

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Document date: October 15, 2012
Released online: October 15, 2012
For decades, the labor market has grown more polarized with employment and wages growing more slowly for middle-skill jobs than for other jobs. By most measures, polarization did not accelerate during the Great Recession. More polarization is evident, however, in the wages of re-employed workers.


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