Why is the labor force participation rate declining?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 19, 2019

You've likely heard about the labor force participation rate declining in monthly job reports. Dr. Perryman says there is a logical explanation: After a worker turns 64, they are no longer counted as employed.

The Passing of a Rite of Passage
Column Published in syndication June 21, 2017

Having a summer job used to be a rite of passage for teenagers. Changes in economic conditions and preferences are contributing to a decline in the numbers of young people seeking summer work. The implications for both young people and employers are significant.