Nicholas Eberstadt, Men without Work: America’s Invisible Crisis

Scott Alan CARSON

Abstract


Abstract. Since 1965, male labor force participation rates have decreased.  Nick Eberstadt illustrates the magnitude of the decrease, proposes mostly supply-side explanations, and extends a research agenda into this vital policy issue.

Keywords. Unemployment; Employment; American economy; American social structure.

JEL. B10, L66, Q18.


Keywords


Unemployment; Employment; American economy; American social structure.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1453/jepe.v4i2.1287

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