The Influence of Population Characteristics on the Labor Force Participation Rates of Fourth District States

Abstract: The labor force participation rates of the Fourth District are lower than the nation’s. Fourth District states’ older populations and higher disability rates are key reasons for lower participation rates relative to the nation.

Keywords: labor economics; labor force participation rate; disability rates; older populations;


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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Publication Date: 2023-11-15