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May 11, 2005
Susan Beasy Latto, Director, UMD Public Relations, (218) 726-8830, slatto@d.umn.edu
Jean Jacobson, Editor, LSBE Bureau of Business and Economic Research, (218) 726-8730, jjacobs1@umdced.com
Jim Skurla, Business Development Specialist, UMD Center for Economic Development, (218) 726-8758, jskurla@umdced.com
For the complete report please see: http://www.d.umn.edu/sbe/departments/bber/


Northeast Minnesota 2004 Workforce Survey
Completed by UMD Bureau of Business and Economic Research


The UMD Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER), a division of the Labovitz School of Business and Economics, has completed its report for the Northeast Minnesota 2004 Workforce survey. The report was commissioned by the Minnesota State Legislature.

Authors of the report are Jim Skurla, BBER Acting Director; Rick Lichty, UMD Professor of Economics, and Donald McTavish, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Minnesota.

Survey data was collected from households in seven counties of Northeast Minnesota, Crow Wing Country, and the Port Cities of Duluth and Superior, Wisconsin. Participating households answered questions about under-employment, over-employment, and mis-matched skills employment. This survey project is a continuation of the BBER survey data collection started in 1996.

The BBER conducted a series of surveys in order to study the current labor force and report on workers who might be available, under what conditions, and how they can be found. Workforce data and analysis is needed for business recruiting, economic development strategizing, and government policy makers.

Some research cited in the study includes:

For complete BBER report, please see: http://www.d.umn.edu/sbe/departments/bber/




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