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About Selma Hepp

Selma Hepp is Pacific Union's Vice President of Business Intelligence. Her previous positions include Chief Economist at Trulia, senior economist for the California Association of Realtors and economist, and manager of public policy and homeownership at the National Association of Realtors. She holds a Master of Arts in Economics from the State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo and a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning and Design from the University of Maryland.

The May U.S. Jobs Report Is a Slam Dunk

The U.S. economy created more than 220,000 new jobs in May, while wages posted strong growth. Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp offers an analysis of today's U.S. jobs report.

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California Delivers Record-Setting Unemployment Numbers in April

California's unemployment rate fell to a new record low of 4.2 percent in April, with employers adding 39,300 jobs during the month. California has now gained nearly 3 million jobs since the economic expansion began in February 2010, according to Pacific Union Chief Economist Selma Hepp.

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