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September 2002, Vol. 125, No. 9
Age-adjusted labor force participation rates, 1960–2045Robert F. Szafran
A proposed new age-adjusted labor force participation rate eliminates the effect of changes in the age distribution; according to the new criterion, increases in women’s labor force participation from 1960–2000 would have been even greater if shifts in the age distribution had not occurred.
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