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Cleveland (on the) Rocks

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Cleveland’s employment growth has lagged the nation’s for nearly 15 years, a fact that is often blamed on the kinds of industries that are here—either the area is burdened with too much manufacturing, or it has failed to attract enough high-tech industries. But an analysis shows little support for that view.

Cleveland’s employment growth has lagged the nation’s for nearly 15 years, a fact that is often blamed on the kinds of industries that are here—either the area is burdened with too much manufacturing, or it has failed to attract enough high-tech industries. But an analysis shows little support for that view.


Suggested citation: Venkatu, Guhan, 2006. "Cleveland (on the) Rocks," Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Commentary, 02.01.2006.

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