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Potential Manhours Lost, Labor Force for United States

1969-11: 130.5 Millions of Manhours  
Monthly, Seasonally Adjusted, M08356USM420SNBR, Updated: 2012-08-17 2:23 PM CDT
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Coal And Steel Strikes Which Ended In November, 1949, Accounted For High Unemployment In October, 1949. Also, A Large Number Of Coal Miners And Steel Workers, Reported As Looking For Work In October, 1949, Were Later Classified As "With A Job But Not At Work," Which Led To The Decline In Unemployment In November (See Monthly Labor Review, December, 1949). Source: Data Was Estimated By NBER From The Monthly Report On The Labor Force, Bureau Of Labor Statistics.

This NBER data series m08356 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at

NBER Indicator: m08356

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database

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National Bureau of Economic Research, Potential Manhours Lost, Labor Force for United States [M08356USM420SNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, October 9, 2015.

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