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Long-Term Joblessness and Earnings

March 2014
Table equivalent for chart: Estimates of Earnings for Male Workers Following 1980–1982 Job Loss Relative to Employed Sample (in dollars)
Years relative to job loss All jobless
(n = 234)
Involuntary
(n = 140)
Voluntary
(n = 94)
-2 386 -203 1,288
-1 -2,094 -2,491 -1,487
0 -10,577 -10,951 -10,064
1 -25,499 -26,421 -24,226
2 -23,048 -22,367 -24,105
3 -19,104 -18,301 -20,369
4 -15,485 -15,355 -15,709
5 -14,165 -14,042 -14,397
6 -13,985 -13,928 -14,126
7 -13,900 -13,202 -15,036
8 -13,706 -13,651 -13,835
9 -14,120 -14,562 -13,534
10 -13,949 -14,768 -12,820
11 -13,062 -13,942 -11,876
12 -12,147 -12,552 -11,628
13 -11,161 -11,796 -10,323
14 -11,187 -10,513 -12,190
15 -10,057 -8,735 -11,941
16 -11,167 -9,828 -13,110
17 -11,018 -9,881 -12,669
18 -10,660 -10,805 -10,505
19 -10,939 -11,012 -10,886
20 -10,710 -10,014 -11,803
NOTE: Employed sample size = 6,389.