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.


State of the Labor Market

October Jobs Report Shows Labor Market at Strongest Point Since Recession

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The October jobs report shows that the labor market is clearly at its strongest point since […]


Occupation Spotlight

Early-Bird Jobs: Who Goes to Work in the Dark — and Who Gets to Sleep In

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As the days shorten, Indeed chief economist Jed Kolko shares which occupations are for early birds and which are for later risers.


Indeed September Jobs

Demographics, State of the Labor Market

Solid Jobs Report — But Not for the Least Educated

Indeed September Jobs
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Overall, the September jobs report was solid but uneven. The best news was the return of the prime-age employment/population ratio to its post-recession high.


Regional, State of the Labor Market

Mobility at Record Lows While Job-Related Moves Hold Steady: What This Means for Economic Dynamism

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What does the latest US census data tell us about mobility and economic dynamism? Indeed chief economist Jed Kolko explains.


Demographics, Regional

The Geography of Economic Anxiety

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Analysis from Indeed chief economist Jed Kolko shows states with lower unemployment are at greater risk for future job loss.


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