After steadily increasing for more than three decades, the overall labor force participation rate peaked in early 2000 and subsequently trended down through mid-2016.Read full article »
A Princeton University political scientist finds that U.S. political parties are most responsive to the desires of the poor only when much is at stake for the parties: during a presidential election, when there is political gridlock, or when control of Congress is unclear.View all Book Reviews »
An examination of changes in education levels over the last several decades.
An examination of how household formation for young adults compares with that of their older counterparts.
The effect of budgetary constraints on the purchase of toilet paper.View all Beyond BLS articles »
Although baby boomers are retiring, a 2000 MLR article predicted a labor force participation increase because of Social Security changes and healthier workers, among other reasons.
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