August 17 2018
News

Economic Development Week in Review: August 13 – August 17, 2018

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August 13 2018
News

Economic Development Week in Review: August 5 – August 10, 2018

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August 8 2018
News

Economic Development Month in Review: July 2018

For the Top Economic Development News of the Month, CEG selects news articles about projects or developments that promise to improve and/or transform the Capital Region’s economy, particularly those that related to manufacturing and initiatives outlined in Capital 20.20, a five-year, multi-pronged plan for bringing economic prosperity to the entire

August 8 2018
Economic Analysis, Employment/Workforce

Capital Region Economic Stability

Last May, the Capital Region’s unemployment rate dropped below 4 percent, ending its third longest steak above that level since 1990 (23 months). Often referred to as a threshold, either psychological or arbitrary, the sub-4 percent rate signals economic strength. However, issues remain about sustainability. Although the region has taken

August 8 2018
R&D, Trade/Transportation

Innovation Drove Capital Region Export Growth

In 2017, exports from the Capital Region increased over the year by 2.6 percent, with its R&D to Commercialization Cluster driving most of that gain, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis of data from the Brookings Institution’s 2018 Export Monitor. Innovation-Related Exports In 2017, nominal (current dollar)

August 8 2018
Economic Analysis, Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing, Regional/County Profiles

The Capital Region’s 2017 Economic Performance

The Capital Region’s annual job growth was on par with its 10 peer economic regions in 2017. Although the peer regions had lower unemployment rates than the Capital Region, they are also dealing with more austere labor force shortages and greater wage inflation, according to a Center for Economic Growth

August 6 2018
News

More companies interested in expanding, locating in Albany area after Amazon HQ2 competition

Albany Business Review By: Liz Young More companies have expressed interest in the Albany area since the region competed for Amazon’s second headquarters, said Andrew Kennedy. That includes video game makers, technology companies and life sciences firms, among others, said Kennedy, who leads the region’s Center for Economic Growth that

August 3 2018
News

Economic Development Week in Review: July 30 – August 3, 2018

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July 27 2018
News

Economic Development Week in Review: July 23 – July 27, 2018

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July 20 2018
News

Economic Development Week in Review: July 16 – July 20, 2018

Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS Semiconductor Engineering: NY design effort CEG’s Kennedy talks to the Daily

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