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July 2016Education, Participation, and the Revival of U.S. Economic Growth
with Dale W. Jorgenson, Jon D. Samuels: w22453
Labor quality growth captures the upgrading of the labor force through higher educational attainment and greater experience. Our first finding is that average levels of educational attainment of new entrants will remain high, but will no longer continue to rise, so that growing educational attainment will gradually disappear as a source of U.S. economic growth. Our second finding is that the investment boom of 1995-2000 drew many younger and less-educated workers into employment. Participation rates for these workers declined during the recovery of 2000-2007 and dropped further during the Great Recession of 2007-2009. In order to assess the prospects for recovery of participation as a potential source U.S. economic growth, we project the participation rates of each age-gender-education gro...

Forthcoming: Education, Participation, and the Revival of U.S. Economic Growth, Dale Jorgenson, Mun Ho, Jon Samuels. in Education, Skills, and Technical Change: Implications for Future U.S. GDP Growth, Hulten and Ramey. 2016

October 2015Education, Participation, and the Revival of U.S. Economic Growth
with Dale Jorgenson, Jon Samuels
in Education, Skills, and Technical Change: Implications for Future U.S. GDP Growth, Charles Hulten and Valerie Ramey, editors
August 2005Growth of U.S. Industries and Investments in Information Technology and Higher Education
with Dale W. Jorgenson, Kevin J. Stiroh
in Measuring Capital in the New Economy, Carol Corrado, John Haltiwanger and Dan Sichel, editors

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