Tag Archives: Manufacturing Employment

The Secular Decline in U.S. Manufacturing Employment

The title of the post is a bit of a misnomer. Though the number of manufacturing jobs in the United States is 40 plus percent higher than in 1939, the proportion of total private payrolls hit its lowest level in … Continue reading

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Dollar Impact On U.S. Manufacturing Employment

We have been busy on a piece evaluating the U.S. economy under the first 29 months of the Trump administration.  As I used to bark out selling programs as a young kid at Dodger Stadium, “You can’t tell the players … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Employment in the U.S.

Here’s an interesting data series we thought you might find enlightening. Note the peak in manufacturing jobs in June 1977,  which represented 22 percent of all nonfarm payrolls,  then, to fall to less than 9 percent of total employment today.   … Continue reading

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