Friday Factday 2017-02-10T14:54:33+00:00

Friday Factday

A closer look at a topic using local-level data, published every Friday.

Friday Factday: Forecasted Replacement Demand for Top Occupations

By | August 25th, 2017|Categories: Economy, Friday Factday|

This week's Friday Factday explores the 10-year forecasted replacement demand for the twenty top occupations [as determined by location quotient (LQ)] for the Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). These data are sourced from Chmura Economics and [...]

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Friday Factday: New Construction Adds Few Affordable Units for Renters

By | August 18th, 2017|Categories: Friday Factday, Housing|

The uptick in construction activity since the great recession has generated many new residential building projects in the Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).  While some of the new housing in these projects has been designated [...]

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Friday Factday: Manufacturing Employment vs. Output

By | August 11th, 2017|Categories: Economy, Friday Factday|

Last month, Pew Research Center released an article highlighting national growth in manufacturing output (as measured by GDP) despite a decline in manufacturing employment ("Most Americans unaware that as U.S. manufacturing jobs have disappeared, [...]

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