Chan Economics LLC, Public Speaker
Chief Global Economist & Public Speaker JPM Chase ('94-'19).
Senior Economist Barclays ('91-'94)
Economist, NY Federal Reserve ('89-'91)
Econ. Prof. (Univ. of Dayton, '86-'89)
Why Are We Facing a Labor Supply Shortage?
There are many reasons but let’s focus on the top ones. The shutdown of the U.S. economy with lots of stimulus gave workers time to think about what they liked, and disliked about their jobs. The top sector most negatively impacted during the Covid-19 pandemic was Leisure and Hospitality (L&H).
The Faces of a Dark Pond
After relocating to a suburban area in the Midwest to begin a new career, my main goal was to ensure that my 9-year-old daughter Patty adjusted to the new environment.
What to Do When the Big Day Finally Arrives?
We should take a deep breath and welcome the big day! Of course, my initial thoughts on Day 1 were full of excitement and intimidation.
U.S. Homebuilder’s Index Rises in September 2021
Not really! While a 1.0 point rise to 76 in the National Association of Homebuilder’s Index (from a 13-month low last month), it remains below its reading of 90 (November 2020). In short, it may be premature to bring out the Marching Band to celebrate. We still have a supply-demand imbalance in the U.S housing market.
What Defines a Top Employee?
An employee must possess the following traits: look presentable, exhibit loyalty, exude passion, and demonstrate empathy. It is with great honor that I nominate Leo as my “EmPAWyee of the Month,” as he excels in all these categories.
She was 15, and I was 13 which, highlighted the wide maturity gap between us! To most, it was clear that I was clearly out of my league. Yet, I stubbornly refused to acknowledge the obvious. Sheena's favorite phrase was, “I will never date little boys.” Those words always felt like a nuclear weapon heading towards the space between my eyes and still make me quiver as I vividly remember hearing those words more than 50 years ago.
Home for many of us before Covid-19 was full of freedom, even if it didn’t always feel that way for all of us. But then a dark cloud descended upon us and led us astray.
How to Land the Best Job in the World?
Focus all your energies on finding a job that generates true psychological satisfaction for you, realizing that the criteria for your ideal position will vary from person to person.