About Tara Sinclair

Tara Sinclair

Tara Sinclair is an associate professor of economics and international affairs at George Washington University and a senior fellow of the Indeed Hiring Lab, the research arm of the world's #1 job site. Her research focuses on modeling, explaining, and forecasting labor market and other macroeconomic trends for different countries. In addition to her academic work, Tara is frequently invited to brief media on economic and labor trends as well as offer commentary in mainstream media. She has been quoted in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and has appeared on CNN, C-Span, NPR, Fox Business, Bloomberg Radio and TV, and many other local and international news programs.

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Recent Articles by Tara

The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 2/10/17

This week’s labor market news on declining economy dynamism, tightening labor markets and why trucking for a living isn’t what it used to be.

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:

Shrinking Grandma’s Pension to Keep Her Working

January 2017  had the highest …

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How Employers Can Uncover Opportunities in a Changing Labor Market

The world of work is changing fast. Automation, an aging workforce and an increasingly complex global economy are profoundly affecting markets for jobs and talent. Every day we see new evidence of industries in flux and struggling to keep pace with shifting hiring trends.

What will the opportunities and talent pools of tomorrow look like, and how can you position …

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Red States Lag Blue in Opportunity Work, Muting Impact of Job Gains Nationally

Indeed chief economist Tara Sinclair previews the upcoming jobs report and shares how opportunity jobs are distributed across the US.

We expect Friday’s jobs report to show continued strength in employment gains, but will these added jobs satisfy and provide opportunity to American workers in the long run?

Last month, the US economy added a surprising 287,000 jobs and promisingly, we saw roles being added in areas with higher wage growth and salaries, namely, healthcare and financial services. There were …

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