Workforce and Employment

The US economy added 467,000 jobs in January - here are the implications

Many individuals in the U.S. left the workforce, this seems to be changing Image: Unsplash/Annie Spratt

Christopher Decker

Professor of Economics , University of Nebraska Omaha

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A chart to show the labour market participation in the U.S.
Many individuals in the U.S. left their jobs in 2020 during the onset of the pandemic Image: The Conversation/US Bureau of Labor Statistics
A chart showing wage increases versus inflation rates in the U.S.
Wages increases are not aligning with the increases in the cost of living Image: The Conversation/US Bureau of Labor Statistics
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