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Employment, hours and earnings in prosperity and depression, United States, 1920-1922, by Willford Isbell King...results of an inquiry conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research with the help of the Bureau of Markets and Crop Estimates and the Bureau of the Census for the President's Conference on Unemployment, New York, The National Bureau of Economic Research, inc., 1923 The data come from surveys of employers and refer roughly to the period 1920-22. Bill Sundstrom ************************* William A. Sundstrom Professor Department of Economics Santa Clara University 500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA 95053-0385 Phone: 408-554-6892 Fax: 408-554-2331 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Home page: http://lsb.scu.edu/~wsundstrom >>> email@example.com 4/25/05 8:49:07 AM >>> ----------------- EH.RES POSTING ----------------- Does anybody know what the source of this study might be? Chase, Stuart. 1929. Prosperity: Fact or Myth? (NY): p. 286 writes: "Mr. King gives us some figures on cyclical fluctuations in employment, in large and small establishments. King compares employees per establishment with the percent employment decline from peak to trough . Firms with 1-20 employees suffer an 8.21 percent decline; with 20-100, 19.21 percent; and with over 100, a 38.56 percent decline. -- Michael Perelman Economics Department California State University michael at ecst.csuchico.edu Chico, CA 95929 530-898-5321 fax 530-898-5901 ----------------- FOOTER TO EH.RES POSTING ----------------- EH.Res@eh.net http://eh.net/mailman/listinfo/eh.res This message scanned for viruses and SPAM by GWGuardian at SCU (MGW2). >