Tag Archives: Job Creation

Overhyped Relative Job Creation. Sound Familiar?

Steven Rattner, whom the UAW can thank for leading the auto bailout during the GFC,  presented these graphs today on Morning Joe.   Does the analysis look a little familiar? It should.  We first presented it in our, Deconstructing The … Continue reading

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Deconstructing The U.S. Jobs Market

Summary We compare the first 15 payroll reports of the Trump administration to the last 15 of the Obama administration As of the end of April 2018, the Trump economy has generated 2.7 million jobs versus 3.1 million in Obama’s … Continue reading

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Job Creation During the Obama Administration

We’ve analyzed total job creation during the Obama administration and present the results here in a format similar to the monthly payrolls report.    We’ve also broken down the government sector into federal, state, and local, further breaking out the … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment Situation – September 2012

The BLS reported this morning, The unemployment rate decreased to 7.8 percent in September, and total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 114,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment increased in health care and in transportation and warehousing … Continue reading

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Job Creators in Chief

Let us begin by saying we don’t like the title of this post and believe it is misleading. The President cannot,  in our opinion, directly create permanent jobs in the private sector.  Of course, he can hire federal workers and/or … Continue reading

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Chart of the Day: Nonfarm Payrolls

In case you missed it over the Easter weekend, we’re reposting the charts from our NFP piece from Friday. (click here if charts are not observable)

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U.S. Employment Situation – March 2012

Nonfarm payrolls disappointed in March, posting a 120K increase.   Retail took a huge hit, losing 34K jobs and the construction industry, traditionally the lead driver out of recession, has yet to gain any real traction in creating jobs. The BLS … Continue reading

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U.S. Payroll Employment By Industry, October 2011

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