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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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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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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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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Finding Work with Carceral Credentials: Peril and Paradox

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