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involuntary unemployment

John B. Taylor
From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008
Edited by Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume
Alternate versions available: 1987 Edition
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Taylor, John B. "involuntary unemployment." The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Second Edition. Eds. Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online. Palgrave Macmillan. 22 December 2014 <http://www.dictionaryofeconomics.com/article?id=pde2008_I000222> doi:10.1057/9780230226203.0850

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