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Working paper

Involuntary job loss: welfare effects, earnings impacts and policy options

Economic mobility Job loss Mental health Wellbeing New Zealand

Workers who experience involuntary job loss suffer from deep and persistent negative consequences. In this paper, the authors explain how displacement harms workers’ mental health and economic security in the short term and negatively affects their earnings and mortality risk in the long term.

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Working Paper 21-06