Demand for workers with skills in higher paying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, known as the STEM subjects, is expected to continue to outpace demand […]
Christine Chmura is president and chief economist at Chmura Economics & Analytics. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apparently a college degree does make a difference – at least when it comes to a region’s ability to recover from recession. Northern Virginia is […]
Colleges and universities may want to take note: The number of people in the college age range of 18 to 24 is falling. The nation’s […]
Federal spending is back on the upswing and that may provide part of the explanation for Virginia’s uptick in employment growth. President Obama’s budget shows […]
After six years of an essentially zero percent federal funds rate target, it looks like rates will begin increasing soon. The timing of that rate […]
Taking a look at worker productivity growth could shed some light on what the Federal Reserve might do with interest rates. The faster the rate […]