What’s the job number going to be this month? That question gets thrown around a lot, as does analysis and commentary of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ jobs report once it’s released the first Friday of every month. With so much attention paid to the national jobs picture, we decided to use our labor market […]
EMSI contributed jobs data to The Wall Street Journal’s Lauren Weber and Melissa Korn, who co-wrote a story on the changing nature of entry-level work.
For the few metropolitan areas becoming more specialized in design jobs, there are a few surprises at the top of the list. Some have merely performed a little better than the nation and others are seeing substantial upticks after the downturn.
For the past 10 years, EMSI has provided structural labor market data via Analyst, a web-based labor market analysis tool used broadly by higher education, economic development, workforce development and business professionals. For the past couple of years we have been working with CareerBuilder to develop a solid database of job posting analytics that can […]
We’re no stranger to how strong Houston’s economy has been since the recession, so it wasn’t a huge surprise to us when our friend Derek Thompson at The Atlantic created a splash by highlighting how well the Houston job market has recovered since the recession. We were too intrigued not to dig deeper into the data.
We’re used to seeing median wage data for occupations. But Visualizing Economics’ new book gives us insight into the full range of many occupations’ real earnings potential.
In her new book, An Illustrated Guide to Income in the United States, Catherine Mulbrandon illuminates the world of economic data in fascinating detail. And we’re proud to see that EMSI data is the backbone of some of the book’s most interesting charts.
North Dakota has spent the last few years at the forefront of the national conversation, thanks to its enormous part in the American oil and gas production boom. With the recent release of EMSI’s new 2013.1 dataset, we thought it was time to check in and see how North Dakota has been faring.
In The Atlantic, Derek Thompson revisited what he calls the end of retail for office supply stores and other retailers with diminishing relevance in the Walmart/e-commerce age. But retail is still a big sector, and in some regions, it is actually growing.
Joel Kotkin and Mark Schill looked at the nation’s 51 largest metros to see which had thriving professional, scientific, and technical services sectors. As a followup, we provide more detail on the top metros in their list, which is topped by Austin and Jacksonville.