Posts filed under “Employment”
Labor Market Exit and Re-Entry: Is the United States Poised for a Rebound in the Labor Force Participation Rate?
Slow Recovery in Wages and Salaries Continues despite Strong Jobs Growth LaVaughn M. Henry Economic Trends, 11.05.14 After enduring the worst recession since the Great Depression and seeing higher levels of unemployment than at any other point in their lifetime, Americans have been finding jobs at an increasing rate. However, the workplaces…Read More
How Much Slack Is in the Labor Market? That Depends on What You Mean by Slack Murat Tasci and Randal Verbrugge Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, 10.15.14 Estimates of labor market slack can diverge a great deal depending on how slack is defined. We calculate slack using five different concepts…Read More
This year’s benchmark: Surprisingly small From labor wonks at the Liscio Report: This morning the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the preliminary benchmark revision to the non-farm payroll, through March 2014. The annual benchmark is based on the unemployment insurance system’s records, which cover close to 100% of establishment employment, and are the last word…Read More
Major economic indicators from 4 quarters before to 28 quarters after financial crises. Line marked “average” shows the average performance in 15 major financial crises since 1973, as identified by the IMF in the April 2009 edition of its World Economic Outlook, Index set so quarter of onset = 100. For the recent U.S. crisis,…Read More