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Employment Projections

Labor Force Projections

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Projections overview articles from the Monthly Labor Review can be found on the Projections Overviews page.

Labor Force Projections Articles

  • Toossi, Mitra, "Projections for the labor force to 2050: a visual essay," Monthly Labor Review, October 2012. (PDF)
  • Toossi, Mitra, "Labor force projections to 2020: a more slowly growing workforce," Monthly Labor Review, January 2012. (PDF)
  • Toossi, Mitra, "A behavioral model for projecting the labor force participation rate," Monthly Labor Review, May 2011, pp. 25-42. (PDF)
  • Toossi, Mitra, "Labor force projections to 2018: older workers stay active despite their age," Monthly Labor Review, November 2009, pp. 30-51. (PDF)
  • Toossi, Mitra, "Labor force projections to 2016: more workers in their golden years," Monthly Labor Review, November 2007, pp. 33-52. (PDF)
  • Toossi, Mitra, "A new look at long-term labor force projections to 2050," Monthly Labor Review, November 2006, pp. 19-39. (PDF)
  • Toossi, Mitra, "Labor force projections to 2014: retiring boomers," Monthly Labor Review, November 2005, pp. 25-44. (PDF)
  • Toossi, Mitra, "Labor force projections to 2012: the Graying of the U.S. Workforce," Monthly Labor Review, February 2004, pp. 37-57. (PDF)


Monthly Labor Review issues from 1982 to the present are available online. Earlier issues are out of print but should be available at a Federal Depository Library.


Last Modified Date: September 6, 2023