Economic Expansion by State…How Much Has Your State Improved?

U.S. real gross domestic product (GDP) measures the market value of all goods and services produced within an economy in a given time period. In 2010, the nation had a GDP of $14.5 trillion, an increase of approximately $5 billion from 2009, representing a 3.74 percent growth rate. According to the second estimate released by […]

Coming Back to America

For many years, there has been one clear choice for businesses looking to satisfy their manufacturing needs. With a large, low cost labor pool, and developed infrastructure China was the default option for many companies with large manufacturing needs. According to a recent study by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), companies who maintain this idea […]

STEM Jobs, the Fastest Growing Occupations

With the economic downturn over the past few years, one question that is often asked is what will help the economy grow and become more stable? Perhaps the answer is jobs based in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The U.S. Department of Commerce utilized occupational codes to identify STEM occupations and calculated the rate […]