Research and Analysis

Our Analysis and Evaluation and Labor Market Information offices produce a wide variety of research and reports. They examine the state's key industries and sectors, address current and emerging business issues, and analyze workforce and economic trends.

Manufacturing Business Conditions

Manufacturers share their outlook on their industries and the economy.

Manufacturing Skills Gap

Surveys manufacturers statewide about the worker skills that are key to their success.

Business Services Industry Conditions

Business services firms share their outlook on their industries and the economy.

Minnesota's Clean Energy Economy

A sweeping profile of five key clean-energy industries statewide.

Industry Fact Sheets and Reports

Fact sheets and special reports about some of our core industries and their success.

Business Expansions Reported Statewide

Highlights business startups and expansions at various stages from Minnesota firms statewide.