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State Labor Force Changes And The Need For A Flexible Labor Market

by Adam Millsap on August 5, 2016

in Economic Growth, Minimum Wage, Unemployment

The figure below is from my latest Forbes column and shows the percentage change in each state’s labor force from June 2007, just before the recession started, to June 2016. There is substantial variation across the 50 states.

state labor force percent chg

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