March 2014 - Minnesota Employment Review

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Summer Youth Employment

What are the chances a teen will get a job this summer?  This article explores the possibilities.  Hint:  Better than it has been.

Back to Our Roots, Agriculture's Role through the Recovery

Agriculture is very important in southern and southwestern Minnesota, and this spotlight article shows why.

Measuring Minnesota

A realistic look at whether Minnesota is the best in the Upper Midwest in some particular fields.

Industrial Analysis

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

Regional Analysis

A regional breakdown of job growth for February 2014

Minnesota Economic Indicators

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

Consumer Price Index

Information on the U. S. Consumer Price Index for February 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.