Wednesday, 03/20/2019, 1:30 pm. ARCHIVED EVENT
James Spletzer presents, “Older People Working Longer, Earning More.” By 2030, the U.S. Census Bureau
projects that one in every five residents will be older than age 65. What do we know about older workers’ labor
market participation and earnings today? Statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau’s
Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) tell us that the percentage of employed older people has increased during the past two decades, and these older workers are earning more now than in previous years.