Private Superforecasting Workshop asks:
Will the US civilian unemployment rate (U3) for July 2023 be greater than 3.6%?
Closed Aug 04, 2023 07:01AM UTC
While new jobs came in lighter than expected among economists in June 2023, the unemployment rate ticked down to 3.6% (CNBC). The question will be suspended on 3 August 2023 and the outcome determined using the official civilian unemployment rate (U3) as reported monthly by the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) when first released, expected in August 2023 (BLS).
The question closed "No" with a closing date of 4 August 2023.
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Crowd Forecast Profile
|Number of Forecasters||66|
|Average for questions in their first 6 months: 187|
|Number of Forecasts||132|
|Average for questions in their first 6 months: 480|
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