It's an assertion that has been accepted as fact by droves of the unemployed: Older people remaining on the job later in life are stealing jobs from young people.An article well worth your time because the numbers here aren't so simply.
One problem, many economists say: It isn't supported by a wisp of fact.
"We all cannot believe that we have been fighting this theory for more than 150 years," said April Yanyuan Wu, a research economist at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, who co-authored a paper last year on the subject.
Saturday, January 04, 2014
The Detroit Free Press reports:
Posted by Steve Bartin at 12:03 PM