We found the ‘missing workers’

3/10/23, The Indicator (9:21)

Link: https://www.npr.org/2023/03/10/1162753771/we-found-the-missing-workers

Teaching Ideas

Summary:  The February job numbers are out! While they are very strong and beat expectations, the labor force participation rate still remains below pre-pandemic levels. This episode hears five different stories and explores three different explanations for the “missing workers.” The quick, accompanying exercise asks students to explore FRED data and flesh out the story.

Posted March 11, 2023 by ishanitewari in THE INDICATOR

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