The New Normal


Labor Force, Employment, and Population April 2008 vs. April 2014

(Michael Shedlock)

Posted: 18 May 2014

… The above charts post a rather dim view of the recovery since the start of the recession.

In the core age 25-54 age group, the population is down 1,053,000 but employment is down a whopping 4,614,000.

Thus, in the 25-54 age group, roughly 3,561,000 people are not working who should be working. The figure is higher if you include other age groups.

Clearly things are not close to normal. …

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