ASA works to advance the staffing industry. About ASA

American Staffing Association Names Chief Economist


Former Bureau of Labor Statistics Economist to Elevate ASA Research

The American Staffing Association today announced Noah Yosif as its new chief economist. In this vital role, Yosif will oversee the association’s efforts to analyze economic trends, provide insights into the staffing industry, and contribute to informed policy advocacy.

Yosif brings an extensive background in identifying and analyzing the top economic and labor trends in the country and around the globe. Among his previous roles, he served as an economist at the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics and worked at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He has provided media analysis on economic issues such as monetary and fiscal policy, economic growth, and inflation to numerous national and international media outlets.

“We are excited to welcome Noah as our chief economist,” said Richard Wahlquist, chief executive officer at ASA. “His keen understanding of economic trends and their implications for labor markets will be instrumental in guiding our association’s members and their clients as well as policy makers. Noah’s appointment reflects our commitment to fostering a resilient and dynamic staffing industry.”

Yosif holds a master of public administration degree with a focus on economic and financial policy from the University of Pennsylvania, a master of arts in applied economics from the George Washington University, and a bachelor of arts in economics from the George Washington University.

Yosif is available for media interviews regarding trends in the labor market and the greater economy. For more information, visit


About the American Staffing Association

The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. ASA and its state affiliates advance the interests of the industry across all sectors through advocacy, research, education, and the promotion of high standards of legal, ethical, and professional practices. For more information about ASA, visit

ASA Workforce MonitorNearly half of employed U.S. job seekers (49%) believe AI tools used in job recruiting are more biased than their human counterparts. View the results & download the infographics »
Follow ASA on the web
Suggested For You