Human Capital Currents, an occasional publication from the Atlanta Fed's Center for Human Capital Studies, features reports on current topics in human capital development and labor markets. The inaugural issue explores the persistent decline in the labor forces and its role in the large drop in unemployment.
October 20, 2011
Getting to the tipping point?: Using employment data to forecast the odds of a recession
Recession probabilities have been in the news lately. What do the latest employment numbers say about the chances of the United States heading into another recession? An Atlanta Fed economist takes a look.
April 15, 2011
Whats behind the surprising large drop in the unemployment rate?
A unique and puzzling feature of the current recovery is the persistent decline in the labor force. The inaugural issue of the Atlanta Fed's Human Capital Currents explores the decline and its role in the large drop in unemployment.