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Patrick J. O'Keefe Discusses September Jobs Report in Media


10/22/13

On Tuesday, October 22, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that the economy added 148,000 jobs in September, while the unemployment rate fell to 7.2%, its lowest level since November 2008.

Patrick J. O’Keefe, CohnReznick's Director of Economic Research, spoke with media outlets prior to the release of the report.

On The Wall Street Journal This Morning, Pat said, “A lot of what we see is ancient history.” He continued, “The survey week that gives rise to the data that we get was the second week of September and much has transpired in between. The economy and the jobs market continue to improve at a slow grudging pace. In fact the pace of growth seems to be slowing toward the end of the summer.”

Pat also spoke with the Wall Street Journal and other media outlets.

View our Economic Insight page for regular updates from Pat.

 

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