The American Economic Association named Emi Nakamura the best young American economist for 2019. This John Bates Clark medalist contributes to the San Francisco Fed through her work as a visiting scholar in Economic Research. Photo provided by UC Berkeley.
Labor force gains might suggest that the strength of the job market is pulling in people from the sidelines. However, analysis of underlying flows between labor force states shows that, rather than drawing new people in, the hot labor market has instead reduced the number of workers who are dropping out.
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