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February, 2001, Vol. 124, No. 2
The job market in 2000: slowing down as the year endedJennifer L. Martel
David S. Langdon
Economist, Division of Monthly Industry Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
As the unemployment rate edged down to a 31-year low, the job market entered an unprecedented 10th year of expansion, though job growth slowed a bit in the second half of the year
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