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(Early) Monday DeLong Smackdown: Labor Force Participation Trends

Has the Longer Depression accelerated the trend of "losing" prime-age males, crowding what would have been a generation of the trend into a decade, as I suggested at the FRBB Conference and [here][] in contradiction to what Alan Krueger and Gabriel Chodorow-Reich were saying? No. Or, rather, you could say...
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