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.


Regional

Cities Where Salaries Go Furthest in the U.S.: 2017

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In what U.S. cities can your paycheck go the furthest? When you factor in local living costs, adjusted salaries are highest in Birmingham, AL, Jackson, MS, and Fresno, CA. But beware: places where your salaries go furthest today are more at risk of losing jobs in the future.


State of the Labor Market

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

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Indeed Chief Economist reviews the July Jobs Report.


Occupation Spotlight, Regional

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

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Indeed Chief Economist sheds light on the next Silicon Valley and discusses characteristics of tech jobs in eight hubs around the U.S.


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 […]


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