working-outdoorsProfessor Daniel Rich attended the Western Economic Association International conference in Seattle in June 2013.  His presentation, titled “Unemployed in the Great Recession: Determinants of Claimant Attrition and Reemployment Outcomes,” was based on research supported by the Workforce Data Integration and Analysis project at Illinois State University.  The study documents cyclical shocks to weekly attrition from insured unemployment and evaluates the effects of jobless episodes on subsequent employment and earnings.