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NewsFlash: July 11, 2007

Michigan, Ohio Still Struggle With Manufacturing Job Losses

Employment has increased over 5% since the end of the last recession in November 2001, but some states are still struggling with job loss – especially in manufacturing. Today’s Economic Snapshot finds that Michigan and Ohio – two of three states with persistent negative job growth – have lost 159,000 and 136,000 manufacturing jobs, respectively, since November 2001. 

Snapshot authors Michael Ettlinger – Economic Analysis and Research Network director – and economic analyst Liana Fox put together a state-by-state table on job growth and loss in general, and specifically in the manufacturing sector, from November 2001 to May 2007. 

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