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: May 2023 Edition

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Fair competition in the U.S. labor market is threatened by more than the noncompete clauses targeted by new Federal Trade Commission rule

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

LaborInequality & MobilityFamilies
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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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Wage Posting or Wage Bargaining? A Test Using Dual Jobholders

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JOLTS Day Graphs: October 2022 Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: September 2022 Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: August 2022 Edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: July 2022 Edition

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The Self-Taught Economy: Open Access and Inclusion in the Tech Industry

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