Millions of Men Are Missing From the Job Market

Economists have long struggled to explain why a growing proportion of men in the prime of their lives are not employed or looking for work. A working paper by Alan Krueger, Member (2007–08) in the School of Social Science, has found that nearly half of these men are on painkillers and many are disabled.

Read the full article at the New York Times. For another look at Krueger’s research, see also this article from the Times.


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