Getting Back to Work
Troubling conditions in the labor market have persisted as Americans continue to feel the effects of the Great Recession. The labor force participation rate shows little improvement – especially for men in their prime working years – and is cause for serious concern. In such a time of need, poorly designed government policies have only increased the barriers to work. This unsettling trend points to stark implications for future economic growth and standards of living for the American people.
Michael Strain offers an array of conservative reforms to combat unnecessary regulation and improve poor employment prospects.