ThinkWhy Presents “Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the Labor Market: Navigation for Stability and Recovery” Webinar

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ThinkWhy, a SaaS company helping businesses navigate the labor market, will host a webinar titled “Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the Labor Market: Navigation for Stability and Recovery” on the impact of coronavirus on the economy and labor market. Dr. Sam Chandan, leading economics expert and Associate Dean of the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate, will present. The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, April 7th, 2pm Eastern Time.

Session Description: In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, imposed quarantines, travel restrictions and social-distancing measures have driven a sharp decrease in consumer and business spending, and the most recent federal report indicates 3.283 million Americans filed for unemployment for the week ending March 21. This webinar will discuss the implications of the COVID-19 outbreak on the labor market and overall economy, including a view of key industry sectors and major metros.

Expert Speaker: Dr. Sam Chandan, PhD, FRICS; Founder of Chandan Economics and Chair in Real Estate Development and Investment at Larry & Klara Silverstein; Associate Dean of the NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate; Partner, Global Head of Strategy and Member of Capri Capital Investment Committee

Key Takeaways:

  • The most current labor market data, including initial claims, monthly jobs report, and how this applies to the present business climate.
  • Analyze key features of the stimulus package and critical elements for employers and employees.
  • A breakdown of the supply and demand profile for key sectors – where to find surpluses and shortfalls and which industries and metros will be tightest in the recovery phase.
  • Essential differences in labor market trends and projections across major metros, demographics and skill levels.

To register, visit our webinar registration.

About ThinkWhy®

ThinkWhy is helping companies navigate a new era of work by creating modern, human-centered software that supports better career lives. ThinkWhy’s flagship product, LaborIQ, creates actionable answers for employers around market performance, talent supply and demand and salaries, while benchmarking individual and teams, driving both tactical and strategic decision making. Learn more at or follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @ThinkWhy_, on Facebook at @ThinkWhyLLC and LinkedIn at @ThinkWhy-LLC.


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