America’s Missing Workers Are Primarily Middle Educated
Alan Armen and
Tyler Atkinson ()
Economic Letter, 2017, vol. 12, issue 4, 4 pages
The labor force participation rate has fallen since 2008, partly due to an aging population and despite a more highly educated one. After accounting for aging, those whose highest educational attainment is a high school diploma, some college or an associate degree have primarily driven the participation decrease.
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