The U.S. economy is being seriously disrupted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Chmura is here to keep you informed. Our data are already indicating a slowing in hiring, especially in lower wage jobs in retail, food services, and hospitality.
Chmura is proud that JobsEQ plays such an instrumental role in DCCCD’s efforts to make Dallas and its young people more prosperous. “JobsEQ is an essential tool,” Hays says. “We love its interface, its graphics, and most importantly the integrity of its data.”
Annual average wage growth in the Richmond metro area and the state has lagged that of the nation from 2010, the year after the recession ended, through 2018, the latest full year of data.
As the longest economic expansion continues, the black unemployment rate has reached a historically low level. But the challenge still remains to shrink the unemployment gaps between black and other ethnic groups, and to expand opportunities for all.
Economic Impact: Political polls, like economic forecasts, can vary greatly depending on assumptions
Predicting economic growth and the outcome of elections have something in common: Both rely on assumptions. Similarly, the results of political polls vary greatly depending on the assumptions the pollsters make. Poll respondents should reflect the demographic makeup of the population, but that almost never happens. So pollsters should weigh the sample results of their survey to reflect reality.