September 2013 - Minnesota Employment Review

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Economic Impact of Minnesota's State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair brings more than 1.7 million people a year into Saint Paul, but how many people does the fair employ each year and what is the impact on our economy as a result? 

Who's Counting?

Tracking Minnesota's Temporary, Contract and Self-Employed workforce.

Grand Openings

The impact of retail in southwest Minnesota.

Measuring Minnesota

A comparison of state's by 2012 Gross Domestic Product.

Industrial Analysis

An analysis of what industries saw employment growth from August 2012-August 2013.

Regional Analysis

A regional breakdown of job growth for August 2013.

Minnesota Economic Indicators

A comprehensive look at economic indicators for August 2013, including the Minnesota and US index, residential building permits, manufacturing hours and earnings and more.

Consumer Price Index

Information on Minnesota's consumer price index for September 2013.

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.