Posts by Christina Medici Scolaro

  • The Latest, Most Adorable Sign of an Economic Rebound

    Christina Scolaro at Big Data Download11 mths ago

    Who would have thought babies do more than brighten your spirits and enrich people’s lives -- according to Hedgeye Risk Management, those little ones provide a strong indicator for the economy as well.

    Hedgeye Risk Management runs a model using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the CDC. The model shows that as women aged 20 to 34 find jobs, more babies are born in the United States. The correlation is on a three-quarter lag, meaning that what’s happening now in employment will affect how many babies are born nine months from now.

    Jones said that as women find jobs and secure health insurance, they feel more comfortable financially bringing a baby into the world.

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