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Instawork launches economic research division led by Dr. Daniel Altman

Subscribe to Instawork’s new Economic Insights newsletter to receive regular updates: https://hubs.li/Q012kZ–0 Tweet that “Hourly workers make up more than half of the U.S. workforce, yet they have often been overlooked in analyzes of the macroeconomics and the future of work,” said Daniel Altman. “Instawork has a tremendous amount of up-to-date hourly labor market data, […]

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Reviews | The secret triumph of economic policy

The clear answer is that restoring full employment was more important than avoiding inflation if – a big if – inflation eventually came down. Here’s why: While it’s true that inflation erodes real incomes, there is overwhelming evidence that maintaining full employment is extremely important for reasons that go beyond money. Jobs generate income; but […]

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Center for Socio-Economic Research: A Better Year 2022 for the Malaysian Economy | Malaysia

SERC Executive Director Lee Heng Guie noted that the revival of international tourist arrivals (an average of 26.1 million per year from 2015 to 2019 and foreign exchange earnings of RM80.7 billion per year over of the same period) is considered necessary to support firmer tourism. and associated services. — Photo by Sayuti Zainudin KUALA […]

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Bottom Up Vs Trickle Down: Any economic policy must base its solutions on the current situation

There has been a debate about bottom-up and top-down economic models as this country prepares for elections next year. The main objectives of any economic policy are: to improve the lives of the population, to reduce poverty and to improve the human development indicators of the citizens. Therefore, the discussion of the economic model must […]

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The BSU Center for Business and Economic Research publishes its forecast for 2022

MUNCIE, Ind. — Consumers in east-central Indiana and across the country are getting serious about spending this holiday season, burning through savings accrued from pandemic shutdowns and the government largesse that comes with them. But economists who presented Thursday at the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research’s annual economic outlook said the […]

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‘Hire education’: Economic study shows how BRCC can help Baton Rouge’s post-pandemic labor shortage | Communities

More than 40,000 vacancies are waiting to be filled in Baton Rouge, and an economic study has revealed Baton Rouge Community College’s potential to fill the gap. During a panel to announce the report on Tuesday afternoon, BRAC President and CEO Adam Knapp highlighted the school’s importance to the local economy. “Coming out of a […]

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Mortgage rates erase gains amid mixed economic signals

Freddie Mac Mortgage Rate November 4, 2021 What happened to mortgage rates this week: the Freddie Mac The fixed mortgage rate for a 30-year loan erased last week’s gain, falling 5 basis points to 3.09% as investors continue to assess mixed economic signals ahead of the jobs report. Friday. Private hiring data suggests that the […]

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The Economic Policy Institute names economist Heidi Shierholz its next president

With Joe Biden in the White House and Democrats holding the narrowest of congressional majorities, progressives have managed to put their economic agenda at the center of national political debate. And whether it’s a $15-an-hour minimum wage, expanded unemployment insurance, or an ongoing deficit to support the economy, there’s likely a stack of research from […]

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August job growth below expectations

Employment continued its upward trend in August, but the number of new jobs came in well below expectations as the growing delta COVID variant took its toll. The month saw 235,000 new jobs added to corporate payrolls. Employment gains were seen in professional and business services, transportation and warehousing, private education and manufacturing. Notably, employment […]

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Small Business Index – Realtor.com Economic Research

November 12, 2021 VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: I am Danielle Hale, Chief Economist for Realtor.com® and here’s what you need to know. With COVID cases stable across the country and increasing in some areas, states continue to experiment. In Colorado, for example, the governor declared all adults eligible for booster shots. Meanwhile, it is estimated that nearly […]

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consumer prices – Realtor.com Economic Research

February 11, 2022 the The Realtor.com® Economics Team weekly video update gives you the relevant economic and real estate information you need to navigate the housing market as a buyer, seller or industry professional. This week, Economic Research Director George Ratiu discusses the latest data highlighting signs of a post-pandemic future. Economic momentum continues, leading […]

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Federal Open Markets Committee – Realtor.com Economic Research

What the March Fed statement says: With inflation concerns in the background, today’s Federal Open Market Committee announced the first increase in the federal funds rate, to a range of ¼ to ½ percent. Today’s rise comes nearly two years to the day after the Fed cut rates to zero and began its final purchases […]

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housing finance – Realtor.com Economic Research

What the March Fed statement says: With inflation concerns in the background, today’s Federal Open Market Committee announced the first increase in the federal funds rate, to a range of ¼ to ½ percent. Today’s rise comes nearly two years to the day after the Fed cut rates to zero and began its final purchases […]

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Good economic policy is about more than inflation

Last year at this time we were in the depths of a global crisis. A mysterious disease was sweeping the world and governments shut down economies in an attempt to stop the spread. Rightly or wrongly, these closures have ended our lives and our livelihoods. The unemployment rate in the United States reached nearly 15%and […]

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Final Webinar on Racism in America to Focus on the Economic System

The harsh economic realities and inequalities in the United States have been laid bare by the uneven impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some have made big financial gains, but the losses are heaviest for those who can least afford it, highlighting the impact of racism on federal, state and local economic policies and outcomes. In […]

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Economic Research Reveals Significant Flaws in DOL H-1B Visa Rule

A sign outside the US Department of Labor, which issued an important rule on October 8, 2020, … [+] affecting wages paid to H-1B visa holders and employment-based immigrants. Getty Forgotten in the flurry of legal activity over the Trump administration’s new H-1B visa rules, economic research has revealed significant loopholes in the regulations. This […]

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New economic study finds US could lose $2.2 trillion a year due to low adult literacy

According to the U.S. Department of Education, more than half of U.S. adults between the ages of 16 and 74 (54% or 130 million people) lack literacy skills, reading below the equivalent of a sixth grade. year. Literacy is linked to better health, higher levels of civic engagement and higher earnings in the labor market. […]

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Precise economics research group using math derived from skull measurements sees slower recovery

People walk along Broadway as the coronavirus keeps financial markets and businesses mostly closed on May 08, 2020 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Economists’ latest projections of the shape of the recovery have quickly turned into alphabet soup (V, U, W?), and growing uncertainty about a resurgence of the coronavirus is […]

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Trump’s disability cuts are bad economic policy

Like Halley’s Comet, the idea of ​​people faking disability claims comes up regularly. The recurrence does not occur seasonally, but politically: Republicans are more likely to propose cutting disability benefits. In 2019, it is Democrats who oppose the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal, which targets people with disabilities. Sadly, Trump may think he […]