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: June 2022 Edition

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New working paper examines the evolution of economic thought on the impact of technological change in the labor market

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Is there a skilled labor shortage? The economic evidence on skills gap and labor shortage concerns

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Wage Posting or Wage Bargaining? A Test Using Dual Jobholders

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

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The case for more internships and apprenticeships in the United States

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JOLTS Day Graphs: March 2022 Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: February 2022 Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: January 2022 Edition

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January Jobs report: U.S. employment growth surpasses expectations, but it is essential to boost job quality in manufacturing

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How new job search technologies are affecting the U.S. labor market

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JOLTS Day Graphs: December 2021 Edition

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Jobs Report: U.S. employment growth sped up in December, but the leisure and hospitality industry is far from recovered

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JOLTS Day Graphs: November 2021 Edition

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Expert Focus: Advancing our understanding of new technologies and the future of work

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Worker power and pay quality for young workers without a college degree in the United States

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JOLTS Day Graphs: October 2021 Edition

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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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