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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.


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Coronavirus and US Job Postings Through September 18: Data from Indeed.com

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The trend in job postings was 18.2% lower than in 2019 as of September 18 — a fourth straight week of slight improvement.


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

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The trend in job postings was 18.7% lower than in 2019 as of September 11 — a third straight week of slight improvement.


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

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The trend in job postings was 19.3% lower than in 2019 as of September 4 — a slight improvement over last week.


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Coronavirus and US Job Postings Through August 28: Data from Indeed.com

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The trend in job postings was 20.2% lower than in 2019 as of August 28 — a slight increase after two weeks of backsliding.


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Coronavirus and US Job Postings Through August 21: Data from Indeed.com

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The trend in job postings was 20.8% lower than in 2019 as of August 21 — the second straight week of backsliding.