Journal Article

America’s Missing Workers Are Primarily Middle Educated


Abstract: 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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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Part of Series: Economic Letter

Publication Date: 2017-03

Volume: 12

Issue: 4

Pages: 1-4