Tara Sinclair

Tara Sinclair is chief economist at Indeed, the world's largest jobsite, and an associate professor of economics and international affairs at George Washington University. Her research focuses on modeling, explaining, and forecasting labor market and other macroeconomic trends for different countries. As Indeed's chief economist, Sinclair is developing original research using proprietary Indeed data combined with publicly available data to uncover exclusive insights on the labor market.

In addition to her academic work, Sinclair is frequently invited to brief media on economic and labor trends as well as offer commentary. She has been quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and has appeared on CNN, C-Span, NPR, Fox Business, Bloomberg Radio and TV, and many other local and international news programs.

Recent Articles By The Author

Jobs Report Misses, But Solid Fundamentals Keep Labor Market on Track

Jobs Report Misses, But Solid Fundamentals Keep Labor Market on Track

The cool report will likely mean the Fed waits until after September on any rate decisions.

3 Things the Fed Minutes Don't Show That Will Impact U.S. Economic Growth

3 Things the Fed Minutes Don't Show That Will Impact U.S. Economic Growth

The Fed minutes show an interest rate hike may be later this year than expected, but here are three things to watch in the long run.

Strong Jobs Report May Move Fed, But Leave Labor Force Uninspired

Strong Jobs Report May Move Fed, But Leave Labor Force Uninspired

The strong jobs report may finally move the Fed, but leave many job seekers and workers still searching for better jobs

5 Ways to Beat the Wage Crisis Plaguing the Job Market

5 Ways to Beat the Wage Crisis Plaguing the Job Market

Five industries provide the most jobs with strong wage growth and annual salaries.

There Is Room for More Significant Job Gains in the Coming Months ... and a Rate Hike?

There Is Room for More Significant Job Gains in the Coming Months ... and a Rate Hike?

June's U.S. job gains reversed a downward trend in hiring and better reflect employer demand.

Brexit Casts Shadow Over Jobs Report, Interest Rate Decision

Brexit Casts Shadow Over Jobs Report, Interest Rate Decision

Brexit won't have impacted June's U.S. employment data, but it will be on everyone's mind.

Fed Decides to Wait, But Will Strong Job Gains Follow?

Fed Decides to Wait, But Will Strong Job Gains Follow?

The Fed is waiting on a rate hike based on mixed signals from the labor market, but so far strong job demand hasn't led to consistently strong job gains.

Message From Labor Market to Fed: Don't Raise Rates!

Message From Labor Market to Fed: Don't Raise Rates!

Jobs numbers this Friday came in much lower than expectations, sending the markets down and investors scrambling. The big question now is, what will the Fed do?

Does Jobs Report Miss Mean an End to Huge Run Since 2011?

Does Jobs Report Miss Mean an End to Huge Run Since 2011?

Today's U.S. jobs report came in lower than what we've come to expect, but not out of step with long-term expectations.

Strong Employer Demand Should Empower Women to Ask for Equal Pay

Strong Employer Demand Should Empower Women to Ask for Equal Pay

With employer demand increasing, now is a good time for women in the workplace to seek equal pay.