Year

2012

Series

Upjohn Institute Technical Report No. 12-026

DOI

10.17848/tr12-026

Abstract

Labor force participation is a key social indicator because the economic performance of a state and the well-being of its residents are closely tied to labor force outcomes. Together, the labor force participation rate (LFPR) and the unemployment rate are of paramount concern to state governments because work and earnings from employment are central determinants of living standards.

Issue Date

March 2012

Note

Authors assisted by Jing Cai, Francesca Fazio, and Brian Pittelko

Sponsorship

The Mississippi Governor's Office

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES

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Citation

Lachowska, Marta, and Stephen A. Woodbury with the assistance of Jing Cai, Francesca Fazio, Brian Pittelko. 2012. "Labor Force Participation in Mississippi and other Southern States: Summary Report." Upjohn Institute Technical Report No. 12-026. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/tr12-026