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Listed below are various publications from the EDA Center at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. Publications listed come from projects EDA Center faculty and staff have completed, works published in magazines/journals and technical assistance requests. Technical assistance requests are typically planning, research or technical projects that have a direct or indirect impact on job creation, business development or capital investment. All requests are reviewed by EDA Center staff, as well as the EDA Center Advisory Board; and those requests selected comprise our annual work plan. For more information regarding the EDA Center's RFA process click here.


Economic Composition of Northeast Minnesota: Industries and Performance
Completed November 2014
Local EDA/Organization: U of M Extension/Northeast Region
EDA Center Faculty/Staff: Brigid Tuck, Senior Economic Impact Analyst Assistance from: John Bennett, Extension Educator in Northeast Minnesota Merritt Bussiere, Extension Educator in North Central Minnesota
Project Description: To analyze the economic composition of Northeast Minnesota, University of Minnesota Extension conducted an analysis of industry outputs, employment and wages, and interdependencies. Following is a report of key findings. This report is presented in partnership with the EDA Center at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. The Northeast regional economy has several key drivers. The biggest generators of output in the region are the professional and business services; manufacturing; and mining industries. These industries account for 55 percent of regional output. Industries with the most jobs include health care and social services; professional and business services; and government.
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This document was prepared by the University of Minnesota, Crookston under award number 06-66-05709 from the Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Economic Development Administration or the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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