Saturday, August 3, 2013

This Job is Killing Me!

The Indeed website (available for a number of countries) is a well-known clearing house for jobs and job-seekers.Trolling for opportunities there earlier today, I decided to take a peek at trends in job postings relating to econometrics and the funeral business. (At my age, such associations come easily!)

So, based on data for just the U.S., here is what I found. First, I looked at the number of posted jobs (as a percentage of all postings). The trends since the beginning of 2011 are interesting!


Next, I looked at the % growth rates in the job postings since 2005:


Perhaps a cointegration analysis would be in order!


© 2013, David E. Giles

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