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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:

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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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Most Oregonians Out of the Labor Force Do Not Want a Job

Despite low unemployment rates and rapid job growth, the U.S. labor market continues to be criticized due to the increase in the number of people out of the labor force. 94 more words

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US - Who is out of the labor force?

In this analysis, we explore the following questions about the approximately 24 million men and women of prime working age who were not in the labor force in 2016. 207 more words

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