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Unemployment Duration for Different Worker Types

Economists have identified various worker types, including

those who remain in stable employment with only short spells of unemployment (alphas);

those who cycle through many short-term jobs and are more likely to become long-term unemployed (gammas); 

and those who fall in-between (betas).

But how does job displacement affect each worker type's overall job-finding rate and ability to recover pre-displacement earnings levels? Examine recent research on the topic in this Economic Synopses essay.