Publishing Services Branch Chief
Molly is the Deputy Director for Outlook Communications in the
Market and Trade Economics Division (MTED) at ERS. She plans and
coordinates the communication strategy for the ERS outlook program;
additionally, she reviews and clears outlook-related articles and
reports. Molly also serves as economics editor for materials the
division places on the ERS website in briefing rooms and data
Molly joined ERS in December 2009 after working as an
economist for the Bureau of Labor Statistics, where she supervised
the production of monthly payroll employment estimates for States
and metropolitan areas as part of the Current Employment Statistics
Molly received her M.A. in applied economics from Johns
Hopkins University in 2008 and her B.A. in economics, French, and
international relations from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in
Garber, Molly, Linda Unger, James White, and Linda Wohlford.
"Hurricane Katrina: The Effects on Industry Employment and Wages,"
Monthly Labor Review
, August 2006.
Barth, Molly E. "Recent Changes in the State and Metropolitan
Area CES Survey," Monthly Labor Review, June 2003.
Barth, Molly E. "Revisions to the Current Employment Statistics
State and Area Estimates Effective January 2003," Employment
& Earnings, March 2003.
Barth, Molly E. "Revisions in State Establishment-based
Employment Estimates Effective January 2001," Employment &
Earnings, May 2001.
Papers Presented at Professional Meetings
Dahlin, Brian and Molly Garber. "Historical Reconstruction of
Employment Time Series for Metropolitan Statistical Areas in the
CES State and Area Program," Joint Statistical Meetings of the
American Statistical Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August
Garber, Molly E. "Reconstruction of State and Area Series Under
NAICS," Network of Border Economics (NOBE/REF) Border Economic
Indicators Methodology Workshop, El Paso, Texas, August 6,
Barth, Molly E. "Reconstruction of State and Area Series Under
NAICS," Western Economic Association International annual
conference, Seattle, Washington, June 2002.