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Unemployment Rates of Diverse Population Groups (1983)

As a result of the first oil price increase, unemployment rates rose steeply at first, and then fell. After the second oil shock, they again rose dramatically, having a greater impact on foreign workers and women than on youths and men.

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Source: Ingrid Wilharm, ed., Deutsche Geschichte 1962-1983. Dokumente in zwei Bänden [German History 1962-1983. Documents in Two Volumes], vol. 2, Frankfurt am, 1985, p. 159.

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