April 2010 Addendum: A Year or More: The High Cost of Long-Term Unemployment
- Fiscal Federalism Initiative
- October 7, 2010
Quick SummaryIn April 2010, the Pew Fiscal Analysis Initiative released A Year or More: The High Cost of Long-Term Unemployment, which found that in December 2009, 23 percent of the 14.7 million unemployed Americans—3.4 million people, roughly the population of Connecticut—had been out of work for a year or longer. The 23 percent rate was the highest since World War II.