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Labor force participation and the prospects for U.S. growth


  • Mary C. Daly
  • Tali Regev


This Economic Letter reviews the factors contributing to the projected slower pace of labor force growth over the next decade and focuses in particular on the challenges and uncertainties surrounding one aspect, labor force participation behavior.

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  • Mary C. Daly & Tali Regev, 2007. "Labor force participation and the prospects for U.S. growth," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue nov2.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedfel:y:2007:i:nov2:n:2007-33

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    Cited by:

    1. Jason Henderson & Maria Akers, 2009. "Coming home to rural America: demographic shifts in the Tenth District," Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, issue Q III, pages 65-90.
    2. Leila Bengali & Mary C. Daly & Robert G. Valletta, 2013. "Will labor force participation bounce back?," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue may13.


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