Labour force behaviour of older men the USA: an analysis of recent trends

F. Peracchi & F. Welch
This paper presents a summary of ongoing research on the labour force behaviour of older men in the USA. Our empirical analysis is based on the matched and unmatched March Current Population Survey (CPS). The matched CPS is a new and potentially very rich source of information on dynamic labour force behaviour, and consists of a long sequence of short panels constructed by matching individual records across adjacent-year files of the March CPS. We use...