Why Aging Baby Boomers Don't Explain Jobs Numbers

The aging of the Baby Boom generation isn't enough to explain today's jobs numbers.

Today's U.S. jobs report is an unpleasant reminder that the recovery has yet to gain much traction. There are some bullish indicators buried in the details, such as the plunging unemployment rate for young men and the upward revisions to the reports from January and February. The general picture, however, remains broadly unchanged: Sluggish job creation has been insufficient to undo the effects of the crisis.

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