Here you will be able to see 4 accounts of people that are discouraged and what they are doing now with their lives. This is something that is not pleasant as you can see they are really struggling with life right now.
speech Jan. 12, 2012 by Alan Krueger (CEA chairman)
Here's Why You Shouldn't Freak Out About the Shrinking Workforce
Figure on the right is quite amazing: % of pop. getting social security rising from 13.3% to 14.8% between 2004 and 2012. They give a positive take -- low employment rate is no worry -- but we should clearly worry about having to pay all those people for a looong time.