This is another chart to put in your “Structural changes?” file . . .

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Source: Economic Policy Institute

It simply demonstrates our continuing thesis that this recession / recovery cycle is extremely atypical compared to post war history.

Category: Finance

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One Response to “Labor Force Contraction”

  1. Dave S says:

    Why do people think this is? Demographic changes? More baby boomers opting to retire early instead of looking for a job?