Population and job growth

Binyamin Appelbaum, writing for the New York Times:

The share of American adults with jobs fell slightly to 58.6 percent in August as population growth outpaced job growth.

Christopher Mims suggests this could be “what the robot economy looks like“. He might be right.

Appelbaum again:

Why are more Americans choosing not to work?

If Mims is right, “choose” is the wrong word to use here.

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