Labor force participation

Interpreting jobs reports is not my main topic, but the baby boomers (and their impact on US fiscal situation) is one of them. This post from June 2012 links to a useful 2011 CBO report on changes in labor force participation over time (short version, baby boomers explain some of the decline in labor force participation that will continue, but not all of it).

About Don Taylor
Professor of Public Policy at Duke University (with appointments in Business, Nursing, Community and Family Medicine, and the Duke Clinical Research Institute). I am one of the founding faculty of the Margolis Center for Health Policy, and currently serve as Chair of Duke's University Priorities Committee (UPC). My research focuses on improving care for persons who are dying, and I am co-PI of a CMMI award in Community Based Palliative Care. I teach both undergrads and grad students at Duke. On twitter @donaldhtaylorjr

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