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If the US treated women more like Norway it would be $1.6 trillion richer

In the US, the proportion of women participating in the workforce peaked in 2000 and has been drifting lower ever since. As the country tries to figure out ways to boost… 475 more words

Why are so many more women working in Canada than the US?

Canada and the US have a lot in common—they share a long border, language (for many people), and exchange pop culture. But when it comes to jobs, Canadian women are much more likely to be in the workforce than their US counterparts. 471 more words

Oregon Workforce and Economic Information: Oregon Labor Force Participation Varies by County

Oregon’s labor force participation rate – the percentage of the civilian noninstitutional population that is either employed or unemployed – peaked in 1998 at 69.0 percent and has since generally declined. 32 more words

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The US Economy Is Failing, by Paul Craig Roberts

The “economy” that gets touted in the mainstream media has little resemblance to the real-life economy with which most Americans have to deal. From Paul Craig Roberts at paulcraigroberts.com: 348 more words


Flyover America: Can You hear Us Now? by Dumpkaine

The American economy is being propped up by debt, like an addict is propped up with a fix. From Dumpkaine at dumpkaine.com:

(Nothing in this paper should be construed as to advocate violence). 289 more words


Labor Force Participation in US - Has fallen more in areas where relatively more opioid pain medication is prescribed

The labor force participation rate in the U.S. has declined since 2007 primarily because of population aging and ongoing trends that preceded the Great Recession. The participation rate has evolved differently, and for different reasons, across demographic groups. 594 more words

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US - What reasons are given for nonparticipation in the labor force?

While a comprehensive explanation of labor force nonparticipation is outside the scope of this paper, we can gain some insight from self-reported reasons for being out of the labor force.2 In figure 3, we describe the reasons that prime-age men and women give for their nonparticipation. 239 more words

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