Virginia Insight
4:14 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

The Hidden Costs of Unemployment

Congress recently heard about the work of two Virginia economists looking into the economic, social, and emotional costs of unemployment.

We thought you might like to hear about their findings too... including some innovative suggestions for turning things around.

Timothy Diette, PhD - Lead author of a combined Duke University / New University / Washington and Lee University study into the hidden costs of unemployment. Assistant Professor of Economics, Washington and Lee University.

Arthur Goldsmith. PhD
- Specialist in Labor Economics / Human Resources / Psychology of Job Loss. The Jackson T. Stephens Professor of Economics, Washington and Lee University. Member, Board of Directors of ELEVEate, a non-profit foundation providing educational opportunities for girls in the Kaolack region of Senegal.

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