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Fishkind Conversations: Why Is Wage Growth Still Slow?


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90.7's economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates

90.7's economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates


Despite new Labor Department reports that say job numbers continue to grow, economic analyst Hank Fishkind says wages are not keeping pace. He says that although slow wage growth has been one of the hallmarks of this recovery, the news is still a bit of a surprise since the economy is near what experts call “full employment.”

As Fishkind tells 90.7’s Nicole Darden Creston, analysts cite a variety of factors for the slow wage growth.


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Nicole Darden Creston

About Nicole Darden Creston

All Things Considered Host and Reporter

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from ... Read Full Bio »

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