April 2014 - Minnesota Employment Review

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How well does a college education pay?

How well does a college education pay?  We’ve developed a tool that will help you evaluate your plans for further education after high school.  Check it out!

The Importance of Retail Trade

Retail Trade is a highly concentrated and significant industry sector in Northwest Minnesota.  Here’s proof.

Minnesota Business Developments

A look at recent business expansions around the state of Minnesota.

Industrial Analysis

An analysis of what industries saw employment growth both from March 2013 to March 2014

Regional Analysis

A regional breakdown of job growth for March 2014

Minnesota Economic Indicators

A comprehensive look at economic indicators for March 2014, including the Minnesota and U.S. Indices.

U.S. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U)

Information on the U. S. Consumer Price Index for March 2014.

Local Area Unemployment Statistics

The Local Area Unemployment Statistics or LAUS tool provides labor force, employment, and unemployment estimates.

Current Employment Statistics

The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Program, a monthly survey of 5,900 nonfarm employers, provides monthly data on employment by industry. The data offers a snapshot of the health of the economy.