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The unemploment rate is already below the natural rate of unemployment and the Fed now expects a slightly more aggressive, but still accommodative stance for 2017. Could a tighter labor market and reduced opportunity for profits undermine the new administration’s efforts to boost growth?
This webcast will focus on key labor market indicators to assess the scarcity of labor and its implications for wages, employment and inflation expectations.
Brian Schaitkin is a former Senior Economist in U.S. Economic Outlook & Labor Markets at The Conference Board. He is part of a team working to expand The Conference Board’s previous work on labor shortages. In addition, he will be leading efforts to expand coverage of regional economies...Full Bio
Gad Levanon, PhD
Gad Levanon is Vice President, Labor Markets for The Conference Board, where he oversees the labor market, US forecasting, and Help Wanted OnLine© programs. His research focuses on trends in US and global labor markets, the US economy, and forecasting using economic ind...Full Bio