|UM report: Michigan moves toward a 'knowledge economy'|
Descriptions of Michigan's economy as imploding are inaccurate and counter-productive, a new report says.
* Employment has increased in the last eight consecutive years in the sector of educational and health services. The overall growth of 20.7 percent since December 1996 has resulted in approximately 101,300 new jobs. College, universities and professional schools had the highest growth rate at 71.5 percent in that period.
* The manufacturing sector dropped the most jobs over the past 10 years, going from 862,500 jobs to 631,000 -- a decline of 25.6 percent -- while educational and health services grew the most, climbing 22.7 percent from 489,400 jobs to 590,700.
Monday, June 25, 2007
Emerging Education Sector (Research & Development)
Posted by James at 6:19 AM