The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted labor market inequities. A growing body of research shows how much the economy stands to gain from addressing them.
Many of the trends that informed predictions about the future US workforce have reversed during the pandemic. Now economists wonder how workers across multiple generations will bear the pandemic's effects into the next decade.
The labor force participation rate for older workers continues to decline, suggesting that many older workers displaced by COVID-19 job loss have left the labor market.
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