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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.


Coronavirus

Coronavirus and US Job Postings Through December 31: Data from Indeed.com

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The trend in job postings was 10.6% lower than in 2019 as of December 31, as slow improvement continued.


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Coronavirus

Coronavirus and US Job Postings Through December 11: Data from Indeed.com

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The trend in job postings was 11.1% lower than in 2019 as of December 11, as slow improvement continued.


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Coronavirus

Coronavirus and US Job Postings Through December 4: Data from Indeed.com

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The trend in job postings was 11.5% lower than in 2019 as of December 4, as slow improvement continued.


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Coronavirus

Coronavirus and US Job Postings Through November 27: Data from Indeed.com

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The trend in job postings was 11.6% lower than in 2019 as of November 27, as slow improvement continued.


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State of the Labor Market

2020 US Labor Market Review and 2021 Outlook: Better Than Feared, but Plenty of Damage Remains

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The coronavirus recession really is different from past slowdowns and will have long-lasting effects.