Comparing labor markets across recessions: a focus on the age composition of the population

Abstract: Simply looking at unadjusted versions of traditional statistics may not be the best way to compare the state of the current economy to previous periods. When comparing recessions, it is important to account for demographic changes.

Keywords: Labor market; Demography;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Part of Series: Richmond Fed Economic Brief

Publication Date: 2010

Issue: Apr

Order Number: 10-04