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Recent changes in labor force participation: trend or cycle?
Riccardo DiCecio
Charles S. Gascon
Abstract

During a recession, the participation rate typically declines as discouraged workers exit the labor force.


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Riccardo DiCecio & Charles S. Gascon, "Recent changes in labor force participation: trend or cycle?" , Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Economic Synopses, number 16, 2010.
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Keywords: Recessions ; Labor market
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