Why aren’t labor-force dropouts now dropping back in?

As mentioned in a previous blog post, WSJ reporter Josh Zumbrun today looks at why a stronger job market isn’t “luring back many of the millions who dropped out of the labor market during the down times. … Over the past three months, an average of 6.8% of those outside the labor force either found a job or began looking for one. That means people are entering the labor force at the lowest pace in records kept since 1990, down from more than 8% in 2010.” And the labor force participation rate  in November was exactly where it was at the end of 2013… [Read More @ AEI]