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View Diary: Another month of weak job growth as the official unemployment rate drops to 8.1%. U6 at 14.5% (203 comments)

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  •  Death by statistical abrogation...... (2+ / 0-)
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    mightymouse, shanikka

    As many pointed out above, the labor participation rate is slowly showing the demise of America.   Not counting people does not recover an economy........

    •  Aging population (0+ / 0-)

      The baby boomer early-retirement phenomena (the one that some economists predict will make Medicare & SS explode) has started.

      If you are getting older and not looking for work, why would the BLS count them?

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