Posts filed under “Employment”

Category: Bailouts, Employment, Think Tank

Change in private manufacturing jobs, by county

Source: NY Times

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Employment

Will a Robot Take Your Job?

Source: NY Times   Steven Rattner: “in the sweep of history, the human condition barely improved for centuries, until the early days of the industrial revolution, when transformational new technologies (the robots of their day) were introduced. Consider the case of agriculture, after the arrival of tractors, combines and scientific farming methods. A century ago,…Read More

Category: Employment, Technology

Hire for Potential, Not Just Experience


Source: Harvard Business Review

Category: Employment, Video

What the FOMC Was Thinking . . .

Here is what the FOMC was looking at while debating the end of QE/ZIRP:   Will Holding Down Rates Spark Inflation Without Helping the Long-Term Unemployed? click for larger graphic Source: WSJ

Category: Employment, Federal Reserve, Inflation

Source: World Economic Forum

Category: Digital Media, Employment, Politics

The Intensity of Job Search and Search Duration

Category: Employment, Think Tank

A Closer Look at Unemployment

Source: BLS   This is a fascinating chart from the Bureau Labor Statistics looking at the state-by-state unemployment rates. We know the national jobless rate is down to 6.3 percent and this chart lets us see how that is distributed nationally. At the BLS site, and you can click through the chart and see unemployment…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Employment

Hysteresis in Unemployment and Jobless Recoveries

Category: Data Analysis, Employment, Think Tank

College ROI

click for larger graphic Source: Radio Open Source   When it comes to paying for college, lots of people are asking “why does it cost so much, and it is it worth it in the end?” Radio Open Source has a scattergram chart above that helps answer the question. It shows the increasing cost on…Read More

Category: Employment, Markets, Wages & Income