Topic Job Mobility

The ability to find a job and transition between jobs measures the dynamism of the U.S. labor market. When the labor market is tight and workers are mobile, they are able to find a job that best suits their skills and offers fair rewards. Equitable Growth follows determinants of job mobility to understand how dynamic the labor market is in the U.S. economy.

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JOLTS Day Graphs: February 2021 Edition

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Vision 2020

Earnings instability and mobility over our working lives: Improving short- and long-term economic well-being for U.S. workers

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Coronavirus Recession

Jobs report: a year into the coronavirus recession, employment losses have been greatest for Black women workers and Latinx workers

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Uncertain Time: Precarious Schedules and Job Turnover in the U.S. Service Sector

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The case for more internships and apprenticeships in the United States

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Economic change and the social safety net: Are rural Americans still behind?

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Jobs report: November posted weaker-than-expected job gains while visa backlogs could dampen further U.S. employment growth

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Addressing the ‘double gap’ faced by Black women in the U.S. economy

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Wage bargaining is an important, yet unavailable, tool for many U.S. workers to increase their incomes

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Wage Posting or Wage Bargaining? A Test Using Dual Jobholders

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JOLTS Day Graphs: September 2021 Edition

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Equitable Recovery

October U.S. Jobs report: Employment growth picked up steam last month

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JOLTS Day Graphs: August 2021 Edition

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Equitable Recovery

Problems in the U.S. care sectors risk holding back the economic recovery amid another month of disappointing job gains

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JOLTS Day Graphs: July 2021 Edition

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August Jobs Report: Uncertainty and teacher shortages loom over the new school year

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Superstar Firms and Regional Disparities

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School-to-Work Pathway and Racial/Ethnic Inequality among College Graduates

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