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.
So far in 2020, the trend in job postings is 23.6% lower than in 2019.
This tracker will be updated throughout the primary season. Current version includes initial Super Tuesday results, except Massachusetts and Maine.
Employment growth has slowed in 2019 and may do so again in 2020.
The tightening of US national borders has had an impact on the job market.
For most jobs, salaries are higher in smaller metros after accounting for the cost of living.
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