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.


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Coronavirus

Coronavirus and US Job Postings: Data from Indeed.com

Job postings on Indeed, United States
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So far in 2020, the trend in job postings is 23.6% lower than in 2019.


State of the Labor Market

2020 Primary Election Tracker: Biden Lead Is Widest Where Jobs Are More at Risk

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This tracker will be updated throughout the primary season. Current version includes initial Super Tuesday results, except Massachusetts and Maine.


State of the Labor Market

2019 US Labor Market Review and 2020 Outlook: A Slowdown, but Workers Still Gaining

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Employment growth has slowed in 2019 and may do so again in 2020.


International

Job Search Behavior Changes as US Work Visa Requirements Tighten

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The tightening of US national borders has had an impact on the job market.


State of the Labor Market

Where Salaries Go Furthest in 2019: The Small-City Advantage

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For most jobs, salaries are higher in smaller metros after accounting for the cost of living.


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