Monday, November 5, 2012

Discouraged Workers, Worker Mobility and the Rise in Social Security Disability Claims

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s publication Regional Focus, second/third quarter 2012 edition has three very enlightening articles regarding discourage workers, worker mobility and Social Security disability claims on the rise. Links to the articles appear below:

Where Have All The Workers Gone? Why are more people leaving the labor force, and what are they doing?

Pulling Up Stakes, Have Americans lost the urge to move?
The Sharp Rise in Disability Claims. Are federal disability benefits becoming a general safety net?

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