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The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-October 2019 Jobs Release Article
A man walks along a street in Lawrence, Massachusetts, which has struggled to find its economic base since the decline of manufacturing, August 2019. (Getty/Spencer Platt)

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-October 2019 Jobs Release

Policymakers and economists must consider the gaps across regions, job sectors, races and ethnicities, and age groups when assessing the health of the economy.

Cuong Nguyen, Galen Hendricks, Michael Madowitz

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-March 2019 Jobs Release Article
Career fair attendees meet with prospective employers about job opportunities in Northglenn, Colorado, April 2017. (Getty/Joe Amon/The Denver Post)

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-March 2019 Jobs Release

Policymakers and economists need to consider populations that face high labor market barriers when evaluating the health of the labor market.

Galen Hendricks, Daniella Zessoules, Michael Madowitz

Budgeting the Future Report
The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, D.C., March 2019. (Getty/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds)

Budgeting the Future

Making smarter investments than in the past can create a stronger economy and healthier middle class.

Christian E. Weller, Sara Estep, Galen Hendricks

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-December 2018 Jobs Release Article
Construction workers clean a rotary drilling auger at a building site in New York City, July 2018. (Getty/Robert Nickelsberg)

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-December 2018 Jobs Release

When considering the economic priorities of the new year, it is essential that analysts and policymakers take into account a variety of indicators instead of overstating the health of the economy.

Daniella Zessoules, Michael Madowitz

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-November 2018 Jobs Release Article
Light reflects off a gold-plated seal inside the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington, D.C. (Getty/Brooks Kraft)

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-November 2018 Jobs Release

The Federal Reserve should calibrate policy toward maximizing the health of an economy that is still recovering for many people.

Daniella Zessoules, Galen Hendricks, Michael Madowitz

The State of the Labor Market for Latinas: Pre-October Jobs Day Release Article
Job seekers fill out registration forms before entering a career fair in San Francisco, June 2015. (Getty/Justin Sullivan)

The State of the Labor Market for Latinas: Pre-October Jobs Day Release

Evaluations of the health of the labor market should center the challenges of Latinas and other populations that face high labor market barriers.

Daniella Zessoules, Galen Hendricks, Michael Madowitz

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