Why Were There So Few On-the-Job Deaths Last Year? Oh Right...

Silver lining!

The Labor Department reported that there were far fewer deaths from on-the-job injuries last year than in 2008. It's not hard to figure out the big reason why: There were far fewer jobs for people to die on.

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Derek Thompson is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where he writes about economics, labor markets, and the entertainment business.

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