Authors

Keith Hennessy

Economics Lecturer

Stanford Graduate School of Business

KEITH HENNESSEY teaches Stanford M.B.A. students about economic policy, American civics, and the policy-making process. He previously served as director of the National Economic Council for President George W. Bush.

Publications

A Policymaker’s Guide to Labor Force Participation

  Labor force participation among prime-age workers has been declining for many decades. This memo aims to provide policy makers with a useful framework for thinking about the question: “Why are so many people deciding that seeking work isn’t worth it?” After reviewing relevant facts and trends about labor force participation in the United States, […]