Jon Hartley's Contributions

What Is the Real Unemployment Rate?

Mar 15 – Trump believes the government’s official 4.8% unemployment number is rigged and phony, saying that it’s probably somewhere between 28 and 42%. Jon Hartley from Real Time Macroeconomics discusses why...

Jon Hartley on Web-Aggregated Economic Indicators

Aug 25 – What is online web-scraped data from firms across the US saying about the economy? Real Time Macroeconomics is a group of economic researchers and statisticians creating new economic indicators using online data such as...

Jon Hartley on Real Time Macroeconomic Outlook

Apr 13 – What is online web-scraped data from firms across the US saying about the economy? Real Time Macroeconomics LLC is a group of economic researchers and statisticians creating new economic indicators using online data such as...

Jon Hartley: Big Data Revolutionizing the Gathering of Economic Statistics

Jun 3 – Real time economic statistics are now becoming more a reality than distant pipedream, thanks to the burgeoning Big Data revolution. The gathering of timely data is extremely important, and will allow for much more optimal decision...