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Assorted Links Friday

Counties growing (and shrinking), COVID and manufacturing workers, the worst consumer sentiments numbers in a decade, and more.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Assorted Links Friday
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Growing counties (and shrinking counties):

COVID-19’s impact on the demand for manufacturing and production workers: The following map represents all metro areas with a population over 1 million shaded by percent change in unique job postings for production occupations over the last 90 days.

A Californian experiment in the provision of guaranteed income returns its first results: It turns out that people like receiving free money.

Tech should remain an essential focus of economic developers: Start-up activity boosts opportunities for locations and under-represented groups.

Uh oh: These are the worst Consumer Sentiment numbers in a decade?  

You can blame Delta.

There’s a big shift happening in the housing market:

And, finally: Visualize mining the ocean:

Enjoy your weekend!


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Founder/Host of Econ Dev Show. By day: Director of Economic Development for Galveston County, Texas.