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Where is Labor's Share - November 20, 2018

With much recent talk of workers being left behind, this weeks TFTD's focuses on a paper on the Labor Share from the NBER. While median labor share has increased, there are some negative trends, including increased value added at firms with low labor share, and asymmetrical responses to productivity shocks.

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Manufacturing, Services, and the American Worker - June 5, 2018

The state of the American Worker appears to be good, with Manufacturing Job Openings at a 17-year high, but hiring numbers may be depressed by a lack of supply, according to Axios's Steve LeVine. A paper by Georgetown points to good paying jobs shifting to the service sector and the Kansas Fed weighs in on wage rigidities.

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BoJ Personnel and Regional Fed Numbers - February 20, 2018

With Kuroda an assumed shoo-in for selection for a second term, two new deputy governors look likely to be nominated, both of whom are considered to be doves and expected to not rock the boat. Philadelphia and Empire Fed Manufacturing numbers differed in a number of categories, but were united by strong prices paid, and positive expectations for capex and business plans.

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