Do Younger Workers Suffer?," there is no evidence that employment by Baby Boomers negatively impacted the labor force activity of younger workers.
Among other things, the brief reports that:
- an increase in older workers’ employment has been associated with an increase in younger workers’ employment rate and hours worked;
- this relationship between older and younger workers’ labor force behavior also holds true within states;
- this relationship does not vary by education level or by gender; and
- older workers’ employment has no negative impact on the hourly wages or annual incomes of youth.