Daniel Altman

Chief Economist, Instawork

Daniel Altman is an expert at analyzing and sharing labor market trends, particularly within the hourly workforce. He previously served as an economic advisor in the British government and wrote for The Economist and The New York Times. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.

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High Interest Rates Aren't Going Anywhere — An Economist Explains What This Means for the Cost of Doing Business

Unless the real interest rate drops, companies that borrow to raise capital can expect to keep paying high rates for quite a while. Here's what this is likely to mean for how they do business.


More Companies Are Holding on to Their Employees — and Vice Versa. Here's How to Capitalize on This Labor Market.

Your retention and recruitment strategies need to adapt as workers and businesses look for longer-term relationships. Try these strategies to do it.


4 Ways the Labor Market Is Changing Right Now

The transformation of the labor market continues — here's how it will affect your business.

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These 5 Economic Trends Will Drive Consumer Spending in 2024

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Interest Rates Are Going to Drop This Year. Here Are 6 Ways Businesses Can Take Advantage When the Time Comes.

Opportunity is around the corner, so here's how you can make sure you're watching the right rates.

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Where Will the Economy Go Next? What to Watch For in 2024

Keep your eye on the data in these categories to make more strategic decisions in the new year, according to an economist.

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