Episode 437: Manufacturing Matters: The April Jobs Report

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Total nonfarm payroll employment fell by 20.5 million in April. Unemployment rose by 14.7 percent.

The April jobs report, released this Friday morning at 8:30 am ET, shows labor market conditions that nobody alive today has ever seen before. Cliff Waldman, National Economists Club Board of Governors Chair, CEO of New World Economics and Host of Manufacturing Matters reviews the report and its implications for the economy as a whole, for the manufacturing sector, and for key manufacturing subsectors. Don’t miss this historic report, brought to you by Manufacturing Talk Radio.

To download the Bureau of Labor Statistics report, Click Here.

Cliff Waldman
Cliff Waldman

Host Cliff Waldman

Cliff Waldman, 2020 National Economists Club Board of Governors Chair and 2019 President, is the CEO of New World Economics, a consulting firm that offers a range of forecasting and data creation services to private companies, trade groups and governments. He is also the host of “Manufacturing Matters with Cliff Waldman”, a weekly podcast show on Manufacturing Talk Radio. Cliff is an active and in-demand public speaker on topics ranging from the U.S. and global economic outlooks to productivity and automation. Cliff served as Chief Economist of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) research foundation. His primary responsibility during his 15-year tenure at MAPI was to write and speak on the global economic outlook. Cliff’s career has also included positions with a state government policy research unit as well as with a small business research team in Washington, D.C. He has won three national research awards for his published work on the Chinese economy, productivity, innovation, and demographics. Cliff currently serves as co-chair of the NABE Manufacturing Roundtable. In 2018 he was awarded the Certified Business Economist (CBE) designation by NABE.