Decomposing changes in the aggregate labor force participation rate

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Hotchkiss, Julie L.;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Atlanta, GA: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Subject: E24 | forecasting | J21 | labor force participation | decomposition | J11 | Labor supply
    • ddc: ddc:330

This paper presents a simple methodology for decomposing changes in the aggregate labor force participation rate (LFPR) over time into demographic group changes in labor force participation behavior and in population share. The purpose is to identify the relative import... View more
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