Archive for the ‘Analysis’ Category

Veterans Day Sex

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Yesterday where I live, many workers had the day off, but schools were in session. I gathered from some Facebook friends that this phenomenon wasn't just peculiar to the DC area (where it's expected, since there are so many federal employees here). Holidays on which the kids are in school, ...

The Labor Force Participation Rate—Don’t Blame Obama

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

The labor force participation rate (LFPR) declined from 1956 until 1964, when it began to rise. While there were occasional slight dips, the LFPR saw an upward trend until 2000. Except for minor upticks in 2006 and 2008, the trend has been downward since 2000—or really, since 9/11. All this ...