The labor market might not be as strong as it looks
Dec 5, 2022

The labor market might not be as strong as it looks

Solid wage and job growth showed up in the most recent jobs report, but some of that might be an illusion on the power of the labor market. For more insight, Julia Coronado of MacroPolicy Perspectives talks with us. Elsewhere, China appears to be easing up its zero-COVID restrictions. Then we learn more about the diffusion index, which could offer even more clues about the job market.

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A 'now hiring' sign is displayed in a window of a store in Manhattan on December 02, 2022 in New York City.
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The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jarrett Dang Digital Producer (gone fishing)
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
Katie Barnfield Producer, BBC
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC