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Unemployment

  • By: Lauren D. Appelbaum
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

December 2007 marked the start of the Great Recession, the most significant economic downturn in the United States since the Great Depression. By October 2009, nearly 8.5 million jobs had been lost and the unemployment rate in the United States had ...

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