A closer look at a topic using local-level data, published every Friday.
Each year, on the first Monday in September, Atlanta joins the nation in celebrating Labor Day, honoring the American labor movement of the 19th century. The first Labor Day was celebrated September 5, 1882 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]