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A closer look at the decline in the labor force participation rate

Maria E. Canon, Marianna Kudlyak and Peter Debbaut

The Regional Economist, 2013, issue October

Abstract: The labor force participation rate has fallen from over 67 percent in 2000 to almost 63 percent today. Among the reasons are the downward trends in the percentages of women and young people in the labor force.

Keywords: Labor market; Employment (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
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