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Skrinking Labor Force Participation | Unemployment rate would be 11.1% or even 13.1%

If the same percentage of adults were in the workforce today as when Barack Obama took office, the unemployment rate would be 11.1 percent. If the percentage was where it was when George W. Bush took office, the unemployment rate would be 13.1 percent.

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Read More @  The incredible shrinking labor force – The Washington Post.

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