Martha Gimbel

All posts by

Martha Gimbel

Martha Gimbel

Martha Gimbel is the Research Director for the Hiring Lab. Previously she was the Research Director and Senior Economist at the Joint Economic Committee on Capitol Hill, a senior policy advisor to the Secretary of Labor, and an economist at the Council of Economic Advisers focusing on labor market issues. She has an undergraduate degree from Brown University, where she studied classics and economics, and a master's degree from the University of California, San Diego in economics.


State of the Labor Market

March 2019 Jobs Report: Labor Market Just Keeps on Trucking

by

In March the US economy added 196,000 jobs, while the unemployment rate was at 3.8%, unchanged from the previous month.


Faster job growth in middle- and high-wage industries

State of the Labor Market

March Jobs Report Preview: A Strong Labor Market Is Adding Jobs in Higher-Paying Industries

Faster job growth in middle- and high-wage industries
by

In recent months, workers have finally been getting the acceleration in wage growth they were waiting […]


Occupation Spotlight

Larger Skills Gap in Healthcare Than in Overall Economy

by and

Matching healthcare workers with healthcare roles faces challenges


Change in nonfarm payroll jobs

State of the Labor Market

February 2019 Jobs Report: No Cause For Alarm—Yet

Change in nonfarm payroll jobs
by

While the economy only created 20,000 jobs in February, no one should panic yet.


Pick up in wage growth coming from low wage industries

State of the Labor Market

February Jobs Report Preview: Wage Growth Is Happening Fastest for Workers in Low-Wage Industries

Pick up in wage growth coming from low wage industries
by

Low-wage workers are likely the ones who are seeing the benefits of accelerating wage growth.


Back to top

Subscribe to Indeed Hiring Lab

Keep up with the latest