State of the Labor Market

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State of the Labor Market

2018 US Labor Market Review and Outlook: When and How Will Good Times End?

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2018 has been a banner year for the job market. A big question for 2019 is whether this long recovery will end during the year. The more important question is whether the end—whenever it comes—will be graceful or ugly.


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What Drives Local Economic Confidence

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Partisanship plays only a supporting role in local economic confidence. Both Republicans and Democrats tend to rate economic conditions higher in blue metros than in red metros.


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Tariffs: Growth for Dairy Jobs May Have Soured, but Still Flows for Bourbon Jobs

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Trade wars seem to be hurting the dairy industry, but tariffs haven’t yet made an impact on the overall labor market.


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September 2018 JOLTS Report: JOLTS Continues to Show a Strengthening Labor Market

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Demand for workers is strong and has reached levels where workers are feeling more empowered.


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