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November 1989

New labor force projections, spanning 1988 to 2000

Howard N Fullerton, Jr.

The labor force is expected to expand at an annual rate of 1.2 percent, a much slower pace than in 1976-88. Fast-growing segments include blacks, Hispanics, and the Asian and other group. This article profiles projected growth in the U.S. labor force from 1988 to 2000.

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