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Are Baby Boomers Stealing Jobs from the Young? (Part 3)

AudiR102 Wrote: May 14, 2012 3:34 PM
Yes, we are KEEPING THE JOBS THAT THE YOUNGER GENERATION BELIEVES SOMEHOW BELONG TO THEM. The reason is often that we can actually spell, punctuate, paragraph, read, write, show up on time, stay all day, work while we're at work, and go the extra mile...and our heads are not buried in that two-inch screen between our thumbs instead of in the work we are being paid to do. And it's worth keeping us on because we're not going to get pregnant and go on an extended maternity leave just when we're starting to have a clue about what our job actually entails.

What's the real story with the changing age distribution of working Americans over the previous five years? We've previously shown that large declines in the working population of the U.S. has taken place across all age groups, but how much of that might be considered to be normal, such as in the case of retirement, and how much might due to other factors? Which age groups have been hurt the most during the Great Recession, and are there any that have made out the best?

To find out, we need to go back to the Employment to Population ratio that...

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