Why don't young Americans want to do construction work?
Tyler Cowen may be onto something here with his take on American complacency. Cowen is an economist at George Mason University and an author. His latest title is "The Complacent Class." And this, in our minds, relates to what 63 percent of our Builder 100 survey respondents among homebuilding's top 200 companies tell us is their biggest worry right now. Labor. Here's important insight on home building labor's "gorilla in the room" issue: Why there are fewer and fewer young people entering construction trades.
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