KPMG’s Constance Hunter on the Delta Variant’s Impact on Job Growth and Market Expectations

Originally published at info.kpmg.us. Constance Hunter is KPMG’s Principal and Chief Economist. KPMG ranked No. 16 on The Fair360, formerly DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021.

 

The economy added 194,000 jobs in September, missing market expectations while the unemployment rate fell to 4.8%. KPMG Chief Economist Constance Hunter discusses how the Delta variant has impacted the pace of jobs growth and other key takeaways from this month’s report.