Labor Participation Rate: Going Up? March 10, 2017Posted by geoff in News.
In the hopes that employment data becomes a little more encouraging over the next year, I thought I’d start tracking the labor participation rate again. It bottomed out between 62.5 and 63% over the past 3 years, but over the past few months it’s been showing signs of life again. It’ll be fun (at least, by my definition of “fun”) to see what happens.
Here’s your chart: