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Shedding Light on Our Economic and Financial Lives
Jeff Larrimore
Alex Durante
Kimberly Kreiss
Ellen A. Merry
Christina Park
Claudia R. Sahm
Abstract

In November and December of 2017, we interviewed over 12,000 individuals, representative of all adults in the United States, about their economic and financial lives. Here we discuss the responses on three important economic issues: the role of economic conditions in the opioid epidemic; jobs with irregular schedules and varying income as a potential barrier to full employment; and how low rates of geographic mobility may relate to family support networks.


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Jeff Larrimore & Alex Durante & Kimberly Kreiss & Ellen A. Merry & Christina Park & Claudia R. Sahm, Shedding Light on Our Economic and Financial Lives, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), FEDS Notes 2018-05-22, 22 May 2018.
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DOI: 10.17016/2380-7172.2192
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