Academic journal article Monthly Labor Review

New Information on Labor Market Churning

Academic journal article Monthly Labor Review

New Information on Labor Market Churning

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Each month, through data gathered in the Current Population Survey (CPS), BLS develops and reports estimates of the number of people inside and outside of the labor force--that is, those persons who are employed, actively seeking and available for work (the unemployed) or not currently seeking work, such as full-time students or retirees. The net changes of people in these labor force statuses are important indicators of the state of the U.S. labor market and economy.

In a labor market with the size and complexity of that in the United States, these net changes are the result of decisions made each month by literally millions of individuals in response to questions like: Should I take a part-time job to supplement my retirement income? Is now the right time to leave my current employer and search for a new job? Since being laid off, should I spend some time learning new skills and reenter the job market later? …

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