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Accuracy Matters: Benchmarking Diversity

A company grading themself on staffing diversity needs to pick the proper benchmark. There are a variety of available labor market data related to diversity and choosing the wrong data could easily...
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Labor Day Indicators Point to "Employees" Market

This article was originally published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on September 5, 2022.  As we celebrate our third Labor Day in what is hopefully a waning pandemic, the labor market remains tight....
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A look at Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Policies in Corporate America

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) practices are becoming increasingly important in organizations and companies across the United States. As discussed in Chmura’s recent white paper report,...
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Inflation, Supply Chain Issues Dampen 4th of July Celebrations

It seems likely that more people will be celebrating Independence Day on Monday than did in 2020 or 2021, but rising prices are expected to keep celebrations from reaching pre-pandemic levels again....
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How are Americans Celebrating Father’s Day? | Chmura

With inflation jumping to 8.6% over the last 12 months ending with May 2022 and eroding consumer spending power, what gifts can dads expect this year? How much will their children spend on them? The...
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Diversity and Inclusion in High-Paying Jobs | Chmura

In an era of increasing focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Chmura Economics & Analytics sought to find if the workers with the “best” jobs in the United States reflect the actual...
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Accuracy Matters: Imputing Zip-Level Employment

JobsEQ incorporates a collection of sources for estimating industry employment at the zip-code level. [1] Two of the prime sources used are LODES[2] and Zip Code Business Patterns (ZBP), [3] both...
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Job Ad Trends: Early 2022

Signs of labor market tightness persist through the beginning of 2022 according to the latest job ads data. These indicators include substantial wage increases among some occupations as well as the...
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Business Formations Surged During Pandemic to 15-Year High

The COVID-19 pandemic upended the global economy and ushered in a record number of new business applications in the United States. Between 2010 and 2019, new business formations grew an average of 4%...
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