What job creation looked like under the last six presidents


There are many differences between the president’s terms. Overall employment was smaller in the ’80s, so a different comparison might be to look at the percentage change. Of course the participation rate was increasing in the ’80s (younger population and women joining the labor force), and the participation rate is declining now. But these graphs give an overview of employment changes.



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Presidents really don’t age faster: study


“The graying of hair and wrinkling of the skin seen in presidents while they’re in office are normal elements of human aging.”

Presidential wannabes take note: Contrary to the idea that being president speeds up aging, a new study shows that many U.S. presidents have actually lived longer than their peers.


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