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The Economics Daily

Internet publishing employment up 48 percent, first quarter 2016 to second quarter 2020 

December 03, 2020
Employment in internet publishing and web search portals increased from 196,000 in the first quarter of 2016 to 290,000 in the second quarter of 2020, an increase of 48 percent. In contrast, there were employment decreases of 38 percent in newspaper publishers, 25 percent in periodical publishers, and 17 percent in book publishers over this period. Full Text »
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Beyond the Numbers

    Forty years of falling manufacturing employment

    Despite being a leading driver of employment growth for decades, manufacturing has shed employment over the past 40 years as the U.S. economy has shifted to service-providing industries. This article looks at the broad employment trends in manufacturing over the past 40 years, as well as the trends in specific industries that have been most affected.
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