Fact Sheet How Is the Recession Affecting Older Workers?
Richard W. Johnson
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With nearly 300,000 Americans age 65 and older out of work, the recession is hitting older workers hard. Old-age unemployment rates are increasing more rapidly than in most previous downturns. This fact sheet provides the latest numbers on the employment situation for older Americans.
Research Areas Wealth and financial well-being Aging and retirement
Tags Economic well-being Employment and income data Pensions Retirement policy
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center