Tags » Participation Rate

US at War With Puerto Rico

   By Bob Shapiro

The US is causing high unemployment, high and growing public debt, and an increasing reliance on handouts among the citizens of Puerto Rico. 1,614 more words

GDP & Employment

Trend Lines | Ageing and the Supply of Workers

Today’s Trend Lines is the third in a week-long series on Canada’s greying population. If you missed it, check out the first post here. It discussed trends in Canada’s age structure. 319 more words


The Persisting Slump In Factory Orders——‘Escape Velocity’ It Ain’t

By Jeffrey P. Snider of Alhambra Partners

While the payroll report commands almost all attention, the view from factory orders is simply much more significant. Even if we accept that payroll growth is steady at something greater than 200k per month, that is still at least two steps removed from actual economic activity as is intended from that same orthodox framework. 984 more words

GDP & Employment

Americans Not In The Labor Force Soar By 640,000 To Record 93.6 Million; Participation Rate Drops To 1977 Levels

By the way, it is 1984 in case you are not paying attention. Today we had the latest announcement from the Ministry of Truth. The official unemployment rate is now 5.3%. 616 more words


Labor Force Participation in US - A rare country experiencing a recent decline

The U.S. labor market has changed drastically over the past 50 years. As the following figure shows, the U.S. labor force participation rate1 rapidly increased starting in the mid-1960s, peaked around 2000 and fell substantially afterward. 250 more words

United States

The Warren Buffett Economy——Why Its Days Are Numbered (Part 4)

By David Stockman – Re-Blogged From http://davidstockmanscontracorner.com

….As reviewed in Part 3, the very idea that 12 people sitting on the FOMC can adroitly manipulate an economic ether called “aggregate demand” by means of falsifying market interest rates is a bad joke when in it comes to that part of “potential GDP” comprised of goods production capacity. 1,689 more words

GDP & Employment

Determinants of survey and biomarker participation #AAPOR #MRX  

prezzie #1: consent to biomarker data collection

  • blood pressure, grip strength, balance, blood spot collection, saliva collection,
  • agreeement ranged from 70% to 92%
  • used the Big 5 personality test, agreeableness, openness, conscientiousness, self control…
  • 323 more words
Marketing Research