About Jed Kolko

Jed Kolko

Jed Kolko is Chief Economist at Indeed, the world’s #1 job site, where he leads the research division, the Hiring Lab. Previously he was Chief Economist and VP of Analytics at Trulia, the online real estate marketplace. He has also led research teams at the Public Policy Institute of California and at Forrester Research. Jed specializes in using large-scale proprietary and publicly available datasets to uncover insights about labor markets, the future of work, demographics, housing markets, and urban trends. He has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, FiveThirtyEight, Wonkblog, and Bloomberg View, and has authored a dozen academic articles. He earned his A.B. in Social Studies and his Ph.D. in economics at Harvard University and lives in San Francisco.

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Recent Articles by Jed

The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 1/13/16

This week’s labor market news on Idaho’s noncompetes, the flight of company headquarters and a New York manufacturing revival.

Here’s the latest Workweek, the Indeed Hiring Lab’s round-up of the latest research, news, and perspectives that made us think deeply or differently about the labor market this week. It’s your guide to the most important new insights about work.

These are our picks for this week:

Automation as Stealth Job-Killer

Trade, offshoring, and immigration get far more political attention …

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The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 12/9/16

This week’s labor market news on gig economy, e-commerce jobs, the middle class and more.

Welcome back to The Workweek, the Indeed Hiring Lab’s round-up of the latest research, news, and perspectives that made us think deeply or differently about the labor market this week. It’s your guide to the most important new insights about work.

Here are our picks for this week:

Labor Secretary Puzder

President-elect Trump is likely to select Andrew Puzder, CEO …

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The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 12/2/16

This week’s labor market news on the tight labor market, how the rich get richer and Baltimore's new minimum wage

Welcome back to The Workweek, the Indeed Hiring Lab’s round-up of the latest research, news, and perspectives that made us think deeply or differently about the labor market this week. It’s your guide to the most important new insights about work.

Here are our picks for this week:

The Economics and Politics of Saving 1,000 Jobs

This week President-elect Trump’s …

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