As the economy continued to expand in 2018, the labor market continued to strengthen.Read full article »
This book traces the history of direct job creation policy in the United States since the Great Depression, providing lessons that could inform present-day policy debates.View all Book Reviews »
The effects of business turnover affects the economy in various ways.
U.S. labor force participation is declining among men and women between the prime ages of 25 and 54.View all Beyond BLS articles »
From 1950 to the mid-1970s, the labor force participation rate increased for women and decreased for men. This article also highlights changes during that time span in marriage patterns, fertility, educational attainment, and retirement patterns.
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