Recall and Unemployment ∗

  title={Recall and Unemployment ∗},
  author={Shigeru Fujita and Giuseppe Moscarini},
Using data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) covering 1990-2011, we document that a surprisingly large number of workers return to their previous employer after a jobless spell and experience more favorable labor market outcomes than job switchers. Over 40% of all workers separating into unemployment regain employment at their previous employer; over a fifth of them are permanently separated workers who did not have any expectation of recall, unlike those on temporary… CONTINUE READING
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