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Flores-Lagunes comments on October jobs report in MarketWatch

November 10, 2020


Alfonso Flores-Lagunes

Alfonso Flores-Lagunes

A stronger than expected October jobs report showed declining national jobless rates, and unemployment declines across all major worker demographics. According to Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, professor of economics, improving jobs numbers may have "some explanatory power for the good showing by the president on election night." But there could be other factors too, like the campaign’s outreach efforts. "Just to be sure to make clear, we are nowhere out of the woods in this pandemic-induced recession," he adds. Read more in the MarketWatch article, "October jobs report suggests why some Black and Latino voters voted for Trump." 11/10/20

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