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Job numbers go against past post-recession trends

...postpone hiring until they're certain they need more workers.Employers have good reason to wait, says economist Ken Mayland at ClearView Economics. A political standoff over the federal debt limit threatens to send the U.S. government into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-07-08/job-numbers-go-against-pas
New $100 billion jobless safety net in works

...they're on it. "The longer you extend unemployment benefits, the longer you extend average job searches," said Ken Mayland, the president of ClearView Economics. Though most Republicans backed a recent bill adding 14 to 20 weeks of extra...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/02/bus_557767.shtml
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Housing, auto crises lift metro jobless rates

...worsening labor market are problems in housing and autos, which have forced companies to cut jobs," said economist Ken Mayland, the president of ClearView Economics. "Unfortunately, there are still more layoffs to come." Employment at factories...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/01/bus_529443.shtml
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Payrolls drop for 1st time since '03

...their hiring. "I think a lot of businesses are moving to the sidelines to wait and see how things shake out," said Ken Mayland, the president of ClearView Economics. Economists were expecting a much stronger report. They were predicting payrolls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/08/bus_142911.shtml
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No easy fix ahead for sluggish recovery

...either."It's a pervasive level of uncertainty that people and businesses feel about their economic futures," says Ken Mayland, the president of ClearView Economics. "It's frozen them into inactivity."Congress has the power to regulate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-08-13/no-easy-fix-ahead-sluggish
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Private employers hold back on hiring in May

...prices.Still, most economists think shoppers will spend enough to keep the recovery intact. "Consumers will be ringing up enough sales to prevent employers from suddenly clamming up," said Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-06-04/private-employers-hold-bac
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Economy logs its slowest growth in two years

...labor market recovery will only plod ahead, they said. "It is not good enough for making any real progress," said Ken Mayland, chief economist at ClearView Economics. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said the economy is on a "steady" path...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/29/bus_451625.shtml
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Economy is improving but inflationary pressures build

...generate respectable job gains, analysts said. "We are going to produce better growth on the job front," predicted Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. The overall economy has performed better than the jobs market, where progress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/31/bus_448925.shtml
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Economy growth is better than initially thought

...goods and services produced within the United States. "This is a really healthy performance for the economy," said Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics. "It really shows a better mix of growth." The new fourth-quarter GDP figure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/26/bus_444938.shtml
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Consumer confidence falls to 16-month low

...consumer confidence would be reversed in March and will not translate into a retreat in consumer spending, the economy's lifeblood. "It may be that this is just the winter blahs," said Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/12/bus_442543.shtml
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