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.


Robot taking job

Demographics, State of the Labor Market

Who’s Afraid of Automation?

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People are worried that robots will take our jobs. Some 60% of American adults think robots, […]


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State of the Labor Market

2018 US Labor Market Review and Outlook: When and How Will Good Times End?

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2018 has been a banner year for the job market. A big question for 2019 is whether this long recovery will end during the year. The more important question is whether the end—whenever it comes—will be graceful or ugly.


Regional, State of the Labor Market

What Drives Local Economic Confidence

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Partisanship plays only a supporting role in local economic confidence. Both Republicans and Democrats tend to rate economic conditions higher in blue metros than in red metros.


Demographics, State of the Labor Market

At Midterms, Republicans and Likely Voters More Upbeat About Job Market

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There's little common ground on how Republicans and Democrats view the labor market and what policies they support, according to new survey findings. But when rating their own personal circumstances, the big divide is not partisan loyalties, but likelihood to vote.


State of the Labor Market

The Labor Market Recovery Crosses Partisan Lines

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Under Trump, the labor market has improved at broadly the same pace as in the last year-and-a-half of the Obama administration. Both red and blue America have shared the benefits.


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