Tag Archives: Manufacturing Jobs

Manufacturing Jobs Rocking In Craft Beer & Cupcake Production

We had a little fun Twitter exchange yesterday with Scott Lincicome, a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute, and Brent Orrell, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Of course. And as I already noted: the US is actually doing … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Employment Growth During President Trump

After Friday’s jobs report, we thought it is time to dig deeper into employment growth in the manufacturing sector. Manufacturing Jobs Matching Growth In Total Nonfarm Payrolls Contrary to popular belief, the data show that job gains in the manufacturing … Continue reading

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Jobs 2012: Government Jobs Exceed Goods-Producing Jobs

We’re starting a new series titled, Jobs 2012, which will drill down into the employment and jobs data. We’ll analyze what kind of jobs are being created and lost in the current recovery, look at short and long-term trends, and … Continue reading

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The Jobs Recovery By Industry

Tonight we look at the jobs recovery by various industries. After 25 months of expansion in the U.S. labor market,  41 percent of the total amount of jobs lost during Great Recession have been recovered.  The private sector has created … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Recoveries

The Global Macro Monitor is running a series of charts this week analyzing the current jobs recovery. Today we have a couple of background charts looking at the change in monthly nonfarm payroll employment from January 1999 to the most … Continue reading

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Deconstructing the U.S. Employment Data

Take a look at construction employment.  Now you know why the President’s political handlers are so desperate to get the housing market turned around.  Normally  lower interest rates stimulates the construction and leads the economy out of recession.   This time … Continue reading

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U.S. Employment: Super Bowl Blowout!

From today’s BLS release, Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 243,000 in January, and the unemployment rate decreased to 8.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job growth was widespread in the private sector, with large employment … Continue reading

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