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  • About the Author: Frank Steemers

    Frank Steemers is an Associate Economist at The Conference Board and mainly involved in the analysis of the United States labor market. Based in New York he conducts statistical and descriptive analys…

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05 Mar. 2018 | Comments (0)
A State-Level View of 2017 Consumption Patterns
The Conference Board provides a state level view of 2017 consumption patterns, using their nowcasts of nominal PCE growth by state.…

05 Mar. 2018 | Comments (0)
A State-Level View of 2017 Consumption Patterns
The Conference Board provides a state level view of 2017 consumption patterns, using their nowcasts of nominal PCE growth by state.…

05 Mar. 2018 | Comments (0)
A State-Level View of 2017 Consumption Patterns
The Conference Board provides a state level view of 2017 consumption patterns, using their nowcasts of nominal PCE growth by state.…

16 Feb. 2018 | Comments (0)
Downskilling: Employers can no longer have their cake and eat it too
With the time to fill positions skyrocketing, some employers may choose to compromise on the educational requirement of their new hires. This blog sho…

27 Nov. 2017 | Comments (1)
Has teleworking peaked? Not according to the data.
The latest data from the American Community Survey (ACS) suggests that through 2016, the trend of shifting towards teleworking is not slowing down, bu…

29 Aug. 2017 | Comments (0)
What is Behind the Slow Wage Growth?
In the past couple of years, unemployment rates have declined significantly in almost all advanced economies. When comparing current unemployment rate…

15 Feb. 2017 | Comments (0)
Labor Shortages Are Likely to Hit Harder in the North
In this blog, we discuss how the drop in this ratio is likely to vary across states. In a recent report, we developed state level population forecasts…

19 Jan. 2017 | Comments (0)
The Share of Workers Who Telework Continues To Grow
In this blog we define teleworkers as full-time employees, excluding part-time workers, self-employed, and people in military occupations, who answere…