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Great Recession aftermath: 28 US cities that never recovered - USA TODAY
From the end of 2007 through mid-2009, the United States went through one of the worst recessions in its history. During the recession and in the months that followed, the U.S. labor market shed millions of jobs, and the unemployment rate peaked at 10 percent.
this-week-438  Around-the-web  Matt  cities  recession  economic-development  jobs 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
Workers Hardest Hit by Recession Are Joining in Recovery - The New York Times
The least educated American workers, who took the hardest hit in the Great Recession, were also among the slowest to harvest the gains of the recovery. Now they are a striking symbol of a strong economy.
this-week-433  Around-the-web  Matt  jobs  recession  economy  manufacturing 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Creatively Optimizing the Supply Chain to “Own” the Last Mile - Area Development
In an increasingly competitive marketplace, companies need to be innovative and nimble in facing the last-mile, same-day delivery challenge head on.
area-development-features  Matt  logistics  supply-chain  infrastructure  retail  recession  distribution  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  warehouse-facility  warehousing 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Urban centers prosper, but rural North Carolina suffers from a skills gap - News & Observer
As the recovery from the Great Recession kicks into gear, North Carolina has been adding jobs at a pace of about 7,000 a month over the past few years. Unemployment is down and wages are up.
this-week-366  Around-the-web  Matt  north-carolina  south-atlantic  recovery  recession  jobs  economic-development  skills-gap  workforce  rural-economy 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Leading Locations for 2015: The Recession Busting and Year-Over-Year Growth Metros - Area Development
Maintaining strong economic growth — year after year — is the mark of strong economic development leadership. Cities that show year-over-year growth typically follow well-devised economic development plans and make the investments needed to retain and attract business.
area-development-features  Matt  leading-locations  recession  economic-development 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Which States Have Recovered the Most Lost Jobs? -
While employment has steadily climbed since the recovery began, only a select few states have seen jobs return to pre-recession levels so far.
labor  jobs  employment  recession  around-the-web  this-week-224  matt 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
Leading Locations for 2013: The South-Atlantic MSAs - Area Development Online
Success breeds success, and economic growth in the South Atlantic States — Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia — is a prime example of this, especially when it comes to foreign investment.
jobs  recession  metros  georgia  economic-development  south-carolina  west-virginia  workforce  matt  north-carolina  florida  leading-locations  virginia  site-selection 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
Leading Locations for 2013: The Mid-Atlantic MSAs - Area Development Online
Encompassing Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, the Mid-Atlantic region boasts a diverse industrial base that employs thousands at high-technology, life sciences, financial services, and agri-business firms. This region also includes the Greater Washington, D.C., metro area, with its large contingent of federal employees. In fact, the Washington, D.C., MSA is the top Leading Location in the Mid-Atlantic region.
new-yok  new-jersey  mid-atlantic  recession  economic-development  workforce  delaware  Washington-DC  regional-reports  leading-locations  maryland  site-selection  Pennsylvania 
june 2013 by areadevelopment
Jobless Recoveries And The Disappearance of Routine Occupations - Economists View
f the past 30 years is any guide, we should expect future recessions to continue to spur job polarization. Jobless recoveries may be the new norm.
jobs  recession  labor  workforce  around-the-web  This-Week-189  matt 
november 2012 by areadevelopment
Industrial heartland showing signs of life -
The economy in the nation’s industrial heartland — as embodied by this manufacturing-reliant "RV capital of the world" — is growing again, with factories calling back some workers who lost their jobs in droves at the height of the recession.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-113  indiana  economic-recovery  labor  automotive-industry  economy  recession 
january 2011 by areadevelopment
At Inaugurations, Governors Warn of Tough Times -
New governors in 26 U.S. states are starting to take office with somber warnings to constituents of more tough times amid revenue shortfalls and a weak job market.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-111  government-policy  labor  economy  economic-recovery  recession  government 
january 2011 by areadevelopment
Companies see temps as permanent solution -
This recession looks to have produced a structural shift towards contract workers, which is becoming the larger slice of the US labour force.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-109  recession  labor  economic-recovery 
december 2010 by areadevelopment

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