What Explains Employment Developments in the U.S.?
Publication Date: November 2000
Publisher(s): Economic Policy Institute
Author(s): Eileen Appelbaum
The economic expansion in the United States turned 115 months old in October 2000, exceeding even the 106-month expansion of the 1960s associated with the war in Vietnam. The current expansion is, in fact, the longest in the economic history of the U.S.