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August 1983, Vol. 106, No. 8
Recent employment trends in the
lumber and wood products industry
Mary Beth W. Scaggs
Economist, Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Because of the high proportion of lumber which is used in homebuilding, the lumber and wood products industry has been weakened by decreased demand for new housing during the 1980 and 1981-82 recessions.
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