Tag Archives: Employment

Another Top-10 List — Metropolitan Statistical Areas (and Division) Job Growth 12 Month Ending October 2016

Jobs are everything. Period. Once again I invoke the TINSTAANREM clause — There Is No Such Thing As A National Real Estate Market. Each real estate market is different. Ditto local economies. The latest job growth estimates for Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) and Divisions are now available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics through …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Best Job Growth States October 2016

Jobs are everything. Period. Each state performs differently than others across time. Once again I invoke the TINSTAANREM clause — There Is No Such Thing As A National Real Estate Market. Each real estate market is different. Ditto the economy. The latest job growth estimates for state employment has just been released by the U.S. …Read more

Labor Market Outcomes for College Graduates

A recurring question that I am asked almost weekly is, “What is the best major for my daughter, son, granddaughter or grandson?” This is not always easy to answer, since not all people have skill sets and an underlying education allowing then to be proficient in all majors. As we are all aware, not all …Read more

May 2016 Employment — A Statistical Perspective

May 2016 Job Growth – a Paltry 38,000 (Preliminary) Net New Jobs Unemployment Rate Falls from 5.0 Percent in April 2016 to 4.7 Percent in May 2016 So what happened to the May 2016 employment data, which added just 38,000 net new jobs versus a consensus estimate of 160,000 or more? The decline was one …Read more