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October 2019

Projections overview and highlights, 2018–28

Kevin S. Dubina, Teresa L. Morisi, Michael Rieley, Andrea B. Wagoner

Employment growth is projected to slow during the 2018–28 decade because of slowing population growth and changing demographics.

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What would a comprehensive reform of the Unemployment Insurance program look like?

Henggao Cai

This book argues that the Unemployment Insurance program is “broken” and overdue for reform.

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Beyond BLS

Changes in the U.S. occupational mix from 1860 to 2015

Demetrio Scopelliti

Is the occupational mix in the United States becoming more or less dynamic?

Inequality and metropolitan areas

Douglas Himes

Wage inequality has increased over the past several decades.

More entrants or fewer leavers? A look at rising labor force participation

Cody Parkinson

Are labor force entrants or fewer leavers the cause of rising labor force participation rate?

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September 1998

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This month we look back to a 1998 MLR article that reveals the effects that people with disabilities had on labor market rates in 1993.

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