Type of Content: News
Subtype: Website Post
Resource Title: Opinion: Bye, Boomer: The Coming Cull of Workers over 50
Publication Title: Market Watch
Publish Date: July 30, 2020
Economists Gordon Dalh of the University of California, San Diego, and Matthew Knepper of the University of Georgia ran the numbers on age-discrimination complaints filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and compared them with the unemployment rates in the relevant industry and U.S. state at the time.
“For each 1 percentage point increase in a state industry’s monthly unemployment rate, the volume of age discrimination firing and hiring charges increases by 4.8% and 3.4%, respectively,” they found.
Resource URL: https://on.mktw.net/339CCs4