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UCLA faculty experts advisory: Job growth falls sharply

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U.S. job growth slowed significantly last month, the government said in a report released April 5, raising concerns that the economy may be heading for a seasonal slump,. UCLA has experts.
 
Edward Leamer, director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast, comments regularly on the local, national and global economies.
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Elise Anderson | 310-206-7707 | elise.anderson@anderson.ucla.edu
 
Chris Tilly, director of the UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment and a professor of public policy, is an expert on labor markets and the relationship between government policies and the creation of jobs.
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Meg Sullivan | 310-825-1046 | msullivan@support.ucla.edu
Alex Boekelheide | 310-206-0159 | Alex.Boekelheide@publicaffairs.ucla.edu
Matt Hurst | 310-206-5252 | matt.hurst@publicaffairs.ucla.edu
  
Jerry Nickelsburg, a senior economist with the UCLA Anderson Forecast, is an expert on the national and California economies.
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Elise Anderson | 310-206-7707 | elise.anderson@anderson.ucla.edu
 
Roger Farmer, professor of economics, specializes in the role of market psychology on economic activity.
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Meg Sullivan | 310-825-1046 | msullivan@support.ucla.edu
 
Lee Ohanian, professor of economics, is an expert on macroeconomic theory and policy, business cycles and growth, and the stock market and financial markets.
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Meg Sullivan | 310-825-1046 | msullivan@support.ucla.edu
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