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Covid-19, 
Economy, 
JobsEQ, 
Analysis

COVID-19 Job Trends: March 2021 Update

In a sign that the economy is on the mend, counts of new online job ads in March 2021 rose to levels not seen since January 2020. Significant variation remains, however, in the recovery for some...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

Economic Update: The Economy Took a Hit Last Year But is Improving

This article was originally published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on March 8, 2021.  One Year Ago... A year ago in late February and early March, there was some concern about the coronavirus and...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

COVID-19 and Job Ads: How to Measure the Recovery?

Chmura’s RTI Recovery Model and related data, available free to the public on our website, is designed to specifically measure the state of the economic recovery at the state level. The RTI Recovery...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

COVID-19: RTI State Recovery Update

Chmura’s RTI State Recovery model data has been updated and reflects revisions in historical source data.[1] This model compares weekly online job ad volume in the COVID environment against...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

COVID-19 Job Trends: January 2021 Update

Ten months have passed since the COVID lockdowns began in the United States, and the job market is still not all the way back to pre-COVID levels. There were 200,000 fewer online job ads posted in...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

When Will We Reach Herd Immunity from COVID-19?

Model updated February 9, 2021. As the number of new COVID-19 infections fell and vaccination rates ramped up over the past two weeks, cautious optimism for a return to normalcy has begun to spread...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

Economic Update: Herd Immunity from COVID-19

This article was originally published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on February 8, 2021.  Economists typically create forecasts based on assumptions such as how much the Federal Reserve will change...
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Covid-19, 
Economic Impact, 
Forecasting

RTI State Recovery Model

Using the full RTI dataset, Chmura has developed a model to predict what new RTI volume would be for each week of 2020 under a scenario where the COVID-19 pandemic had never occurred – what we call...
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Covid-19, 
Economic Impact, 
Forecasting

Economic Impact: Will the Rebound in Leisure and Hospitality Jobs Continue?

This article was published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on December 12, 2020. The spread of the coronavirus has hurt almost all businesses. Of the 12 major sectors that the Bureau of Labor...
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