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Economics Employment

A chain reaction of layoffs

As someone who works directly in the labor market and who likes to read think tank pieces and articles by economists, it’s interesting to see smart people try to grapple in abstract terms with what I see every day. Many of the articles written are by people who are in academia or who have a […]

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Economics Employment

The bull in the retail shop

Retail sales closed out 2017 in a strong fashion, and it’s possible that the demise of brick and mortar retail has been a bit overstated. Nonetheless, e-commerce has been up while brick and mortar retail has been spotty, at best, this year. One area for growth this year? Fulfillment centers, or warehouses. We often hear […]