Bloomberg Businessweek highlights Krueger research on the impact of pain on labor force participation

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016
by Center for Health & Wellbeing

A new article published in Bloomberg Businessweek highlights new research conducted by Alan Krueger, investigating the potential causes on continuing declines in labor force participation in the United States.  The research shows that many of those who are not in the labor force take pain medication regularly, offering a possible glimpse into the reasons for these trends.

Read the article.

Other media coverage: 

Fortune: "Why Young Men are Turning to Vicodin and Video Games over Work"

New York Times: "Men Need Help. Is Hillary Clinton the Answer?"

Washington Post: "The Shocking Pain of American Men"