Saturday, February 12, 2011

More Men Than Women Are Dropping Out Of The Labor Force

From Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Trends, "Who Is Driving the Decline in the Labor Force Participation Rate?" by Daniel Hartley and Mary Zenker:

Comparing the fractions for men and women over time confirms that the fraction of men not in the labor force rose more than the fraction of women not in the labor force from December 2007 to December 2010. In contrast, the fractions of white, black, Hispanic, and Asian workers who are not in the labor force all seem to have increased by about the same amount over the period.
Read the complete article here.

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