Martha Gimbel

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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

July 2019 Jobs Report: Solid but Not Sensational Job Growth

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The labor market added 164,000 new jobs in July, while the unemployment rate held steady at 3.7%, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Average job growth in Jan-June US jobs day

State of the Labor Market

Jobs Day Preview: With Job Growth Slowing Down, Where Are the Bright Spots?

Average job growth in Jan-June US jobs day
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Even in slower job growth environment, education and health services trucks on.


June 2019 Jobs Report: Strong Job Growth Numbers Provide Comfort About the Labor Market

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According to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the labor market added 224,000 new jobs in June, while the unemployment rate rose slightly to 3.7% from 3.6%.


Job growth has slowed down quickly

State of the Labor Market

Jobs Day Preview: The Economy Is Still Adding Jobs, but the Future Is Uncertain

Job growth has slowed down quickly
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The number of jobs we’ve added in recent months is solid, but the trend is downward


State of the Labor Market

May 2019 Jobs Report: One of the Weakest in This Recovery

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The US economy added 75,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate was steady at 3.6%.


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