WSJ Survey: Economists Sharply Lower Estimates of Job Growth in the Next Year

The job gains of recent years, when the economy routinely added more than two million jobs annually, may be a thing of the past.

Forecasters have sharply lowered their expectations for job growth in the coming year after employers added just 38,000 jobs in May, according to The Wall Street Journal’s latest survey of academic, business and financial economists.

They now expect the economy will add about 155,000 jobs a month…

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