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Starting in October 2022, Amanda O'Connell is the Southeast and South Central Regional Analyst with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Amanda has a master's degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, and a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Minnesota State University-Mankato.

Local Look blog - Southeast

Local Look blog - Southwest

Recent articles related to Southeast & South Central Minnesota

Minnesota’s Border Battles Part 2: Occupational Employment Concentrations and Median Wages
December 2021 - MN Economic Trends

Minnesota’s Border Battles Part 1: Cross-State Commuting Patterns
December 2021 - MN Employment Review

Hardest-Hit Industries During the Early Part of the COVID-19 Recession (with Tim O'Neill)
September 2021 - MN Economic Trends

A Closer Look: County-level Employment in Southwest Minnesota (with Luke Greiner)
September 2021 - MN Employment Review

Southeast Minnesota Spotlight: Supply and Demand
August 2021 - MN Employment Review

By The Numbers: COVID-19 UI Applicants
June 2021 - MN Employment Review

COVID-19 and Ex-Offender Employment
June 2021 - MN Economic Trends

Nursing Southeast Minnesota’s Economy Back to Health
June 2021 - MN Economic Trends

Employment Disruptions by Age and Gender in Southwest Minnesota (with Luke Greiner)
March 2021 - MN Employment Review

Southeast Minnesota's Labor Force Characteristics
February 2021 - MN Employment Review

By The Numbers
December 2020 - MN Employment Review

The Pandemic Plays Out in South Central and Southwest Minnesota (with Luke Greiner)
September 2020 - MN Employment Review

Reopening the Gender Gap in Southeast Minnesota
August 2020 - MN Employment Review

A Comprehensive Look at COVID-19's Employment Impact on Southeast Minnesota
June 2020 - MN Economic Trends

Minnesota Employers' Perceptions of Hiring People with a Criminal Record
March 2020 - MN Economic Trends

Hold Tight (with Cameron Macht)
June 2019 - MN Economic Trends

Roller Coaster Labor Force Growth
June 2019 - MN Economic Trends

Business and Job Growth in Southeast Planning Region
June 2018 - MN Economic Trends

Child Care in Southwest Minnesota (with Luke Greiner)
March 2017 - MN Employment Review

Growing and Changing (with Cameron Macht)
June 2016 - MN Economic Trends

Healthy and Growing
June 2015 - MN Economic Trends

On the Road (with Rachel Vilsack)
March 2014 - MN Economic Trends

Protecting Minnesota (with Rachel Vilsack)
March 2013 - MN Economic Trends

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