The Labor Force Participation Rate

The Labor Force Participation Rate. The Non Farm Payroll number showed “robust” job gains and the unemployment rate fell to 5.5%. Yet, the labor force participation rate is down for all age groups since the Great Recession began, other than for those 55 years and older. Podcast Summary Intro 0:00-4:40 Job Led Recovery? or Jobless Read More →

How to Spot an Economic Recovery Addict

Economic Recovery Addicts Since the beginning of the Great Recession, dating back to the “green shoots” days of early 2009 and recovery summer of 2010, there has been a crowd of analysts, journalists and pundits searching for signs of an economic recovery. One group of analysts sifts through the data and determines most of it Read More →