Minnesota Economic Trends

Covers of Trends

Minnesota Economic Trends is our quarterly magazine that provides expert analysis of the state's labor market, industries and economy.

Produced by our Labor Market Information Office, the magazine features articles on workforce, demographic, and economic trends written by our labor market analysts and guest columnists.

March 2014

The cover story takes a look at jobs in the Minnesota transportation industry.

December 2013

This issue features a cover story on the rapidly growing craft brewing industry in Minnesota.

September 2013

Cover story takes a close look at the demographics behind Minnesota's unemployment numbers.

June 2013

Our annual state-of-the-state issue, featuring an in-depth look at the state economy and where it’s headed. 

March 2013

Cover story focuses on careers in law enforcement, highlighting police officers and correctional caseworkers.

December 2012

This issue features three stories on the connection between education and employment.


View previous editions of Minnesota Economic Trends, dating back to 1993.