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.


Jobs Day Preview: Does Weakness in the Goods Sector Spell Trouble for the Economy?

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Job growth in industries like manufacturing is slowing, but service industries are still going strong.


State of the Labor Market

How Fast Are Labor Markets Changing Around the World?

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The gap between job seeker background and employer needs is shrinking in a tightening labor market


State of the Labor Market

How Moms Are Avoiding the Pay Penalty for Part-Time Work

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Mothers tend to shun occupations in which part-time workers suffer a large wage penalty compared with full-time workers


Growth in goods-producing sectors slowing

State of the Labor Market

April 2019 Jobs Report: Strong Numbers and Still Room to Grow

Growth in goods-producing sectors slowing
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The labor market added 263,000 jobs in April and the unemployment rate dropped to 3.6%.


Occupations with the most inequality US jobs

State of the Labor Market

These Jobs Have the Most Unequal Pay

Occupations with the most inequality US jobs
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Personal financial advisor, physician, and real estate broker and sales agent are some occupations with the widest pay ranges.


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