At the same time as manufacturing’s return in Grand Rapids (a trend that’s played out to a smaller degree across the United States), temporary employment has seen a full-blown revival. Is this a coincidence? Not likely.
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Inc. cites the innovative use of labor market data and business surveys exemplified by New York’s Monroe Community College, and references Walla Walla Community College as an example of a how region can build a skilled workforce.
EMSI’s nationwide economic impact study, released this week by the American Association of Community Colleges, shows the net total impact of community colleges on the U.S. economy was $809 billion in 2012.
By now the projected demand for home health aides and personal care aides because of America’s aging (and growing) population is well known. But did you know market research analysts and marketing specialists – a high-skill occupation with median wages of $29.10 an hour – is just a notch below those two health care occupations in [...]
The impact of the federal government on Washington, D.C. goes well beyond the jobs directly in the sector, or even the multiplier-effect jobs that ripple through the metro.
In the November issue of the Harvard Business Review magazine, EMSI teamed up with Catherine Mulbrandon of Visualizing Economics and the HBR team to explore jobs in the information sector in an interactive feature entitled “America’s Incredible Shrinking Information Sector.” The tree map graphic from Mulbrandon and analysis from EMSI chief economist Hank Robison walk [...]
Energy production and knowledge economies. These are the two pillars of America’s post-crisis economic recovery, Richard Florida argues in new, in-depth magazine piece that features comprehensive metro labor market data and analysis from EMSI.
Working with EMSI and a group of business and economic development experts, the Austin American-Statesman analyzed data on dozens of detailed tech industries from 2001-2012 and grouped them into five major clusters — semiconductors, computers and electronics, software, web and mobile, and life sciences.
A flood of new jobs and educated adults aren’t streaming to highly populated areas on the West and East Coasts or Great Lakes region. At least not to the degree that they are in four growth corridors identified by Joel Kotkin in a new report for the Manhattan Institute that features EMSI data.
The Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C., mentioned EMSI as a leading source of labor market data in a recent report aimed at US community colleges.