The recession's effect on hospital registered nurse employment growth.

  title={The recession's effect on hospital registered nurse employment growth.},
  author={Peter Buerhaus and David I. Auerbach},
  journal={Nursing economic\$},
  volume={29 4},
Recessions are not uncommon in the United States, but the most recent recession is arguably the most severe economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Although recessions result in increases in national unemployment in most sectors of the economy, they have resulted in increases in registered nurse (RN) employment as many non-working married RNs re-enter the workforce when their spouses lose their jobs. Over the past decade, hospital RN employment increased by more than 400,000… CONTINUE READING

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