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Art Goldsmith Discusses Psychology of Joblessness on NPR Affiliate

Washington and Lee University Professor of Economics Arthur Goldsmith appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA’s Virginia Inisght show Monday (Dec. 1) to discuss the psychology of joblessness.

In an interview with program host Tom Graham, Goldsmith, whose research into the psychological effects of joblessness contributed at an early stage to the now popular field of Behavioral Economics, described the ways in which individuals who lose their jobs react over time. He also answered questions from callers to the program.