Tag: older workers

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Abstract This paper analyzes the demand for older workers, their substitutability with younger workers, and how well the demand for older workers tracks changes in the age composition of the labor force.  The main data source for the analysis is the Quarterly Workforce Indicators from 2000 to 2018, which provides earnings and employment by sector…

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Abstract This paper uses the monthly Current Population Survey to study older workers’ transitions out of employment and into retirement before and during the pandemic.  It examines whether the effect of the pandemic was particularly acute for workers with certain demographic characteristics and working conditions, and for those who faced different local public health and…