• Which workers quit more?

    8 days ago - By FRED

    Obviously, workers move from job to job over time and across sectors of the economy. FRED has some convenient release tables you can use to create a graph like the one above, which shows the rate of voluntary turnover for workers in four sectors: accommodation and food services, retail trade, manufacturing, and government. It's striking that the ranking of these sectors doesn't change despite variations in their levels of employment over time.
    The consistency of these and other sectors becomes even more striking once you strip out the seasonal adjustments, as in the graph below, created...
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