Recession Indicators, Pt 2 : Planet Money Wondering whether we're poised to tip into a recession? The jobs market may point the way.
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Recession Indicators, Pt 2

Economists looking for an indication of what the future holds keep a close eye on the jobs market. Heidi Shierholz is the director of policy at the Economic Policy Institute. She says there are three things in particular that she monitors: the quits rate, temporary employment, and average weekly hours.

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