Employment Population Ratio & Recessions

Directly on point with our last post on NILFs and the labor participation rate, David points us to this delicious econ-wonk chart (below).

It shows the relationship between a declining Employment Population Ratio, and subsequent recessions:

Fascinating chart — thanks for the pointer, Dave, and thanks Adam for the chart!

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Source:
EM-Ratio — What, Me Worry?
Adam Oliensis
Safe haven, September 09, 2007

http://www.safehaven.com/article-8380.htm

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