Jed Kolko

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Jed Kolko

Jed Kolko

Jed Kolko is Chief Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab. Previously he was Chief Economist and VP of Analytics at Trulia, the online real estate marketplace. He has also led research teams at the Public Policy Institute of California and at Forrester Research. Jed specializes in using large-scale proprietary and publicly available datasets to uncover insights about labor markets, the future of work, demographics, housing markets, and urban trends. He earned his B.A. in Social Studies and his Ph.D. in economics at Harvard University.


July Jobs Report: New Post-Recession High for Working Age Adults

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This was a banner jobs report. With the strong payroll number in July, job growth in […]


Occupation Spotlight, Regional

As Tech Hubs Tighten Their Grip, Where Is the Next Silicon Valley?

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Is your city the next Silicon Valley? Many places would like to be, judging from the […]


Introducing HiringLab.org, a New Destination for Labor Market Research and Insight

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Welcome to Indeed’s Hiring Lab, www.hiringlab.org, dedicated to global labor-market research. The Hiring Lab is an […]


Demographics

The Fastest-Growing Traditionally Male Jobs

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Much of the labor market is segregated by gender. More than one-third of men (36%) work […]


Regional

New BLS Data Show Bounceback for Job and Wage Growth in Large Metros; Rural Areas Lag

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The strong national economic recovery in recent years hides big differences across local labor markets. Today […]


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