Jobs report shows how the economy was

Non-farm payrolls rose 273,000 during February, far surpassing the 175,000 expected, while the unemployment rate fell to 3.5%.

But KPMG Chief Constance Hunter says the data tells us more about the way the economy was than it currently is because it does not account for the recent emergence and spread of the coronavirus.

Watch the video to hear more of her analysis on today’s report. For additional analysis on the potential economic impact from the coronavirus be sure to click here.

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Constance L Hunter

Former Principal and Chief Economist, KPMG LLP

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