Fewer people work more

My analysis of the latest employment numbers, tailored to avoid certain distortions, reveals that while the number of people employed, as a proportion of population, continued to drop, those who still have their jobs are working a little longer (not seasonally adjusted). There has been little change in the rate at which people are included or excluded from the labor force.

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David Benfell holds a Ph.D. in Human Science from Saybrook University. He earned a M.A. in Speech Communication from CSU East Bay in 2009 and has studied at California Institute of Integral Studies. He is an anarchist, a vegetarian ecofeminist, a naturist, and a Taoist.

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