Worrisome Changes in U.S. Labor Force and Employment since 2007
By Robert Higgs
This article appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of The Independent Review


Labor markets have improved since the depths of the Great Recession in mid-2009, but job seekers are by no means out of the woods. Private employment has recouped only about three-fourths of its recent loss.

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