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Fed Turns to Job Hoppers as 1950s Inflation Guide Shows Its Age

  • Economists increasingly analyzing the impact of changing jobs
  • Studies provide ‘deeper analysis of labor markets’ -- Bullard

Adrienne Heintz, an Atlanta marketing professional, has discovered a reliable way to earn higher wages, and Federal Reserve economists are taking note.

The Auburn University alumnus changed jobs twice in the past two years and nabbed raises of 10 percent and 8 percent as a result. “Switching positions internally or externally is definitely the fastest way to a larger salary,” according to Heintz, who is 28.