• Trump Administration’s Governance Challenge

    Governance: Trump Administration, Fiscal Policy (Congress) and Monetary Policy (The Fed).  The Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook predicts an equal probability (33.3%) for economic improvement, maintaining the status quo or an economic slowdown in 2018.   This assessment is based on a detailed analysis of six strategic considerations: Economy, Business, Labor Force, Governance, Domestic Disruptors and International Disruptors. This posting deals with the outlook for the Trump Administration’s Governance Challenge in 2018.  The entire 60-Page Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook report ...
  • U.S. Not-in-Labor-Force Outlook

    Labor Force: Employment, Unemployment and Not-in-Labor-Force Assessment.  The Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook predicts an equal probability (33.3%) for economic improvement, maintaining the status quo or an economic slowdown in 2018.   This assessment is based on a detailed analysis of six strategic considerations: Economy, Business, Labor Force, Governance, Domestic Disruptors and International Disruptors. This posting deals with the outlook for the U.S. Not-in-Labor-Force cadre of people that can work but do not work.  The entire 60-Page Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic ...
  • U.S. Unemployment Outlook

    Labor Force: Employment, Unemployment and Not-in-Labor-Force Assessment.  The Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook predicts an equal probability (33.3%) for economic improvement, maintaining the status quo or an economic slowdown in 2018.   This assessment is based on a detailed analysis of six strategic considerations: Economy, Business, Labor Force, Governance, Domestic Disruptors and International Disruptors. This posting deals with the outlook for U.S. Unemployment.  The entire 60-Page Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook report can be downloaded free from the Jobenomics Library. Jobenomics ...
  • U.S. Employment Outlook

    Labor Force: Employment, Unemployment and Not-in-Labor-Force Assessment.  The Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook predicts an equal probability (33.3%) for economic improvement, maintaining the status quo or an economic slowdown in 2018.   This assessment is based on a detailed analysis of six strategic considerations: Economy, Business, Labor Force, Governance, Domestic Disruptors and International Disruptors. This posting deals with the outlook for U.S. Employment and job creation.  The entire 60-Page Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook report can be downloaded free from the ...
  • $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

    On 12 February 2018, President Trump presented a 53-Page legislative outline to Congress entitled “Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America.”   Apart from four Jobenomics suggestions, the Whitehouse’s infrastructure outline is the best business and job creation plan coming out of Washington that Jobenomics has reviewed in recent years. The unique aspect of the Legislative Outline (the Infrastructure Plan, or the Plan) is that it is more like a business plan than a typical legislative document. Traditional legislative infrastructure-related programs ...
  • U.S. Startup Business Outlook

    Business: Big, Small, Micro, and Startup Business Assessment.  The Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook predicts an equal probability (33.3%) for economic improvement, maintaining the status quo, or an economic slowdown in 2018.   This assessment is based on a detailed analysis of six strategic considerations: Economy, Business, Labor Force, Governance, Domestic Disruptors and International Disruptors. This posting deals with the outlook for U.S. Startup Businesses.  The entire 60-Page Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook report can be downloaded free from the Jobenomics ...
  • U.S. Small & Micro-Business Outlook

    Business: Big, Small, Micro, and Startup Business Assessment.  The Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook predicts an equal probability (33.3%) for economic improvement, maintaining the status quo, or an economic slowdown in 2018.   This assessment is based on a detailed analysis of six strategic considerations: Economy, Business, Labor Force, Governance, Domestic Disruptors and International Disruptors. This posting deals with the outlook for Small & Micro Businesses.  The entire 60-Page Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook report can be downloaded free from the Jobenomics ...
  • U.S. Big Business Outlook

    Business: Big, Small, Micro & Startup Business Assessment.  The Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook predicts an equal probability (33.3%) for economic improvement, maintaining the status quo, or an economic slowdown in 2018.   This assessment is based on a detailed analysis of six strategic considerations: Economy, Business, Labor Force, Governance, Domestic Disruptors and International Disruptors. This posting deals with the outlook for U.S. Big Businesses.  The entire 60-Page Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook report can be downloaded free from the Jobenomics Library ...
  • Economy: GDP Growth and Stock Markets

    Economy: GDP Growth and Stock Markets. The Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook predicts an equal probability (33.3%) for economic improvement, maintaining the status quo or an economic slowdown in 2018.  This assessment is based on a detailed analysis of six strategic considerations: Economy, Business, Labor Force, Governance, Domestic Disruptors and International Disruptors. This posting deals with two macroeconomic factors impacting the Economy: GDP Growth and Stock Markets.  The entire 60-Page Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook report can be downloaded free ...
  • 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook

    Overview (Part 1 of 7):  Jobenomics deals with the economics of small business and job creation.  In addition to our monthly reports, this report deals with Jobenomics view of the state of the U.S. economy and how our economy might fair in 2018.  As indicated in this 60-page analysis, Jobenomics sees as many upsides as downsides to our continued economic prosperity.  As shown below on Jobenomics 2018 U.S. Economic Outlook Matrix, Jobenomics predicts an equal probability (33.3%) for economic improvement, ...
  • State of the U.S. Economy January 2018

    The Trump Administration’s bold economic and job creation vision (i.e., sustained 4% GDP growth and 25 million new jobs) is progressing as planned, albeit with some bumps in the road.  In December 2017, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the U.S. labor force added 148,000 new jobs, which is below the 250,000 new job threshold advocated by most economists.  President Trump’s first 12-months in office averaged 171,000 per month, which is still below the threshold but significantly better than ...
  • Net Neutrality

    The Federal Trade Commission’s repeal of network neutrality is bad for small businesses and will hurt the Administration’s plan to produce 25 million new jobs and increasing GDP to a sustainable growth rate of 4% over the next ten years.   (Download this article that is part of the upcoming Jobenomics book on the emerging Digital Economy.) Net neutrality was implemented in 2015 to provide a level playing field for all internet users.  The fundamental concept was to stop internet service ...
  • Jobenomics December 2017 Employment & GDP Report

    Executive Summary.   The Trump Administration’s bold economic and job creation vision (i.e., sustained 4% GDP growth and 25 million new jobs) is progressing as planned, albeit with some bumps in the road.  As addressed in this analysis, recent employment and economic reports present a positive but mixed picture on President Trump’s progress during his first 11-months in office. Download free 13-page report. On the positive side of the economic and labor force ledger, the Bureau of Labor statistics reported that 228,000 ...
  • Q3 2017 U.S. Labor Force & Unemployment Report

    Download free 115-page Jobenomics Comprehensive U.S. Labor Force & Unemployment Report Q3 2017 – 31 October 2017.   While U.S. stock market, unemployment and consumer confidence statistics suggest that the U.S. economy is doing well, underlying economic, labor force and income/wage statistics present an entirely different picture.  This dichotomy is discussed in two comprehensive Jobenomics reports published quarterly.  Both reports take a deep dive on economic, community, business and workforce statistics, characteristics, challenges and trends. This 115-page Jobenomics U.S. Labor Force & ...
  • Q3 2017 U.S. Employment Report

    Download free 175-page Jobenomics Comprehensive U.S. Labor Force & Employment Report Q3 2017 – 31 October 2017.  While highly-advertised statistics (e.g.,  stock market, official unemployment rate and consumer confidence index) suggest that the U.S. economy is booming, underlying small business, labor force and wage statistics are not doing nearly as well.   This dichotomy is discussed in two comprehensive Jobenomics reports published quarterly.  Both reports take a deep dive on economic, community, business and workforce statistics, characteristics, challenges and trends. This ...
  • Jobenomics U.S. Employment Analysis: Q3 2016

    Jobenomics U.S. Employment Analysis: Q3 2016 By: Chuck Vollmer 19 November 2016 Jobenomics reports on U.S. unemployment and employment statistics, characteristics and trends.  This 140-page Jobenomics U.S. Employment Analysis: Q3 2016 report focuses on the employed and working population, U.S. labor force gains, economic growth, income opportunity, contingent workforce, education and training, workfare, and city and state initiatives.  The top three conclusions are: Near-term economic and employment outlook is positive. Mid-term economic and employment outlook is troublesome. Long-term challenges to ...