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W&L Economists on WMRA's “Virginia Insight”

— by on January 5th, 2012

Washington and Lee economics professors Arthur H. Goldsmith and Timothy M. Diette appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA’s “Virginia Insight” show Thursday, Jan. 5, to discuss their research about the hidden costs of unemployment.

Goldsmith recently reported on his and Diette’s findings during a congressional briefing on the psychological benefits of employment and the impact of joblessness, sponsored by the American Psychological Association. He is the Jackson T. Stephens Professor of Economics.

Diette is the lead author of the current study into the hidden costs of unemploy-ment, a combined effort among researchers at W&L, Duke University and the New School of Public Engagement. He is an assistant professor of economics at W&L.

“Virginia Insight,” hosted by Tom Graham, is a live call-in show.

Listen to the the archived show below:

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