DECD: Connecticut Economic Digest Monthly Issues

The Connecticut Economic Digest
1996 - Present

A joint publication of the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and the Department of Labor (DOL)

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2016 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:

  • June 2016: PDF (415KB)
    • Labor Force Participation Rate and Employment-Population Ratio, 1976-2016
    • Annual Town Unemployment Ratio, 2011-2015
  • May 2016: PDF (365KB)
    • Connecticut's Short-Term Employment Outlook to 2017
  • April 2016: PDF (337KB)
    • Connecticut Exports: 2015 in Review
    • Occupational Profile: Diagnostic Medical Sonographer 
  • March 2016: PDF (335KB)
    • Employment Growth for the Fifth Year
  • February 2016: PDF (339KB)
    • Economic Status of People with Disabilities
  • January 2016 : PDF (353KB)
    • The 2016 Economic Outlook 

2015 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:

  • December 2015 : PDF (346KB)
    • Connecticut's Work-Related Fatalities, 1992-2014
  • November 2015 : PDF (399KB)
    • Connecticut's so-called Misery Index falling as of late
    • Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Connecticut, 2003-2014
  • October 2015 : PDF (365KB)
    • Introducing the Connecticut Town Economic Index (CTEI)
    • Occupational Profile: Information Security Analysts
  • September 2015: PDF (372KB)
    • Connecticut Job Vacancy Survey
  • August 2015 : PDF (346KB)
    • Covered Employment and Wages: A 2014 Annual Review
    • Construction Occupational Employment Trend 2005-2013
  • July 2015 : PDF (339KB)
    • Connecticut's Housing Recovery Slowed in 2014
    • Annual Town Unemployment Rates, 2010-2014
  • June 2015 : PDF (286KB)
    • Examining Education, Incomes, and the "Skills Gap"
    • A Review of 2004-2014 Employment Projections
  • May 2015: PDF (368KB)
    • The Economic Impact of Tourism in Connecticut
  • April 2015 : PDF (361KB)
    • Connecticut's Exports: 2014 in Review
    • Occupational Employment and Wages: 2001-2013
  • March 2015 : PDF (336KB)
    • Employment Recovery Continues for the Fourth Year
  • February 2015 : PDF (298KB)
    • Income Inequality, Poverty, and Labor Markets
  • January 2015 : PDF (339KB)
    • The 2015 Economic Outlook

2014 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:

  • December 2014 : PDF (434KB)
    • Connecticut's Work-Related Fatalities, 1992-2013
  • November 2014 : PDF (365KB)
    • The Minimum Wage Debate: 2014 Update
  • October 2014 : PDF (465KB)
    • A Closer Look at Home Care Occupations
  • September 2014: PDF (345KB)
    • Long Term Industry and Occupational Projections: 2012-2022
  • August 2014 :  PDF (432KB)
    • Covered Employment and Wages: A 2013 Annual Review
    • Occupational Profile: Mechanical Engineers
  • July 2014 : PDF (412KB)
    • State Housing Market Continued its Recovery in 2013
    • 75 years of state monthly nonfarm employment statistics
  • June 2014 : PDF (430KB)
    • Is It Just the Weather? Connecticut's Baseline Forecast Suggests Slower Growth in 2014 and 2015
  • May 2014: PDF (448KB)
    • Part-time Employment Trends: An Update
  • April 2014 : PDF (403KB)
    • Connecticut Exports: 2013 in Review
    • Occupational Profile: Dental Hygienists
  • March 2014 : PDF (342KB)
    • 2013: Another Year of Modest Economic Recovery
  • February 2014 : PDF (336KB)
    • A Look Back at Connecticut's (Exhausted) UI Claimants
    • Occupational Profile: Personal Financial Advisors
  • January 2014 : PDF (410KB)
    • The 2014 Economic Outlook 
2013 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:
  • November/December 2013: PDF (347KB)
    • Where We Work: Connecticut's Commuting Patterns
    • Occupational Profile: Physician Assistants
  • October 2013: PDF (345KB)
    • The Monthly Snapshot is not the Whole Picture
    • Connecticut Occupational Employment and Wages in 2013

  • September 2013: PDF (342KB)
    • Connecticut's Regions and the Current Recovery
  • August 2013: PDF (348KB)
    • Covered Employment and Wages: a 2012 Annual Review
    • Connecticut Migration Patterns

  • July 2013: PDF (342KB)
    • State's 2012 Housing Market in Review
    • Every time is different, but this one is really different
  • June 2013: PDF (342KB)
    • Turning point, inflection point, or more of the same? The outlook to 2014Q4
  • May 2013: PDF (343KB)
    • Does Education Matter?
    • A Profile of Mansfield, Connecticut
  • April 2013: PDF (424KB)
    • Connecticut exports: 2012 in review
    • A look at Phil Fed's Coincident and Leading Indexes   
  • March 2013: PDF (345KB)
    • Connecticut's Modest Economic Recovery Continues in 2012
  • February 2013: PDF (349KB)
    • Connecticut's Private Sector Hours and Earnings: Working to Get Back to Normal
  • January 2013: PDF (341KB)
    • The 2013 Economic Outlook

2012 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:

  • December 2012: PDF (350KB)
    • Job Polarization in Connecticut
    • A Look at the Help Wanted Online data series
  • November 2012: PDF (333KB)
    • Local Area Unemployment Statistics: A Primer
  • October 2012: PDF (350KB)
    • Connecticut and the Housing Bust: A Tale of Two Bubbles
  • September 2012: PDF (356KB)
    • Youth Employment Patterns Revisited
  • August 2012: PDF (336KB)
    • Unemployment Insurance Covered Employment and Wages: 2011 Annual Review
    • Connecticut Occupational Employment and Wages in 2011
  • July 2012: PDF (365KB)
    • State Housing Market Languished in 2011
  • June 2012: PDF (342KB)
    • Drag forces from balance sheet recession still constrain growth: the employment outlook to 2013
  • May 2012: PDF (330KB)
    • Is Connecticut a Small Business State?
  • April 2012: PDF (412KB)
    • Connecticut Exports: 2011 in Review
  • March 2012: PDF (353KB)
    • Connecticut continues on a path to recovery
  • February 2012: PDF (345KB)
    • Connecticut's Bioscience Industry: An Update
  • January 2012: PDF (356KB)
    • The 2012 Economic Outlook
2011 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:
  • December 2011: PDF (349KB)
    • Connecticut Personal Income: Forecast for 2012
  • November 2011: PDF (352KB)
    • Connecticut's UI Exhaustees: Where Are They Now?
  • October 2011: PDF (397KB)
    • Young People Aren't Fleeing and the Cities Aren't Dying
  • September 2011: PDF (410KB)
    • Connecticut's Defense-Related Industry: Spending, Employment, and Dependency

  • August 2011: PDF (412KB)
    • Covered Employment and Wages: 2010 Annual Review 
  • July 2011: PDF (418KB)
    • State's Housing Market: a Long Road to Recovery

    • Youth Employment in Connecticut

  • June 2011: PDF (418KB)  
    • The Ups and Downs of Recovering from a Balance Sheet Recession: The Outlook to 2012
  • May 2011: PDF (410KB)
    • Connecticut Exports: 2010 in Review

    • Manufacturing Isn't Dead: It Doesn't Even Look That Way !

  • April 2011: PDF (411KB)
    • A New Approach to Analyzing the Gender Wage Gap

  • March 2011: PDF (423KB)
    • Connecticut Recovery Began in January 2010

  • February 2011: PDF (403KB)
    • Danbury Labor Market Area Profiled

  • January 2011: PDF (450KB)
    • The Connecticut Economic Outlook for 2011

2010 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:

  • December 2010: PDF (550KB)
    • The Geography of Connecticut Labor Market Dynamics

    • Connecticut GDP Declines in 2009

  • November 2010: PDF (473KB)
    • The Face of the Long-Term Unemployed
  • October 2010: PDF (408KB)
    • Pharmacist Employment Outlook Delivers a Dose of Brightness
    • West Hartford: One of the Ten Best Cities in the Country
  • September 2010: PDF (408KB)
    • It's Not Easy Defining Green (with apologies to Kermit the Frog)
  • August 2010: PDF (411KB)
    • Connecticut Employment and Wages: A 2009 Review
  • July 2010: PDF (416KB)
    • State's Housing Troubles Continued in 2009
    • CT Personal Income Pulls Through in First Quarter
  • June 2010: PDF (415KB)
    • Forecast to 2011: Navigating the Crosscurrents
  • May 2010: PDF (418KB)
    • Unemployment Insurance Supports the State's Economy
  • April 2010: PDF (419KB)
    • Exports: Opportunities for Economic Growth
    • U.S. Census Brings Temporary Federal Jobs
  • March 2010: PDF (423KB)
    • Connecticut Recession to End in December 2009?
    • New Hours and Earnings Data Available
  • February 2010: PDF (401KB)
    • Last But Not Dead.
    • Measures of Labor Underutilization
  • January 2010: PDF (412KB)
    • The Economic Outlook for 2010
2009 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:
  • December 2009: PDF (419KB)
    • Connecticut’s Labor Market Dynamics: Clues From KLEMS?
  • November 2009: PDF (403KB)
    • The Bad News, the Not-So-Bad News and the Good News about Connecticut's Unemployment Rate
  • October 2009: PDF (422KB)
    • The Next Recovery: Perhaps Not Quite So Jobless
  • September 2009: PDF (410KB)
    • Mass Layoffs and the Business Cycle
  • August 2009: PDF (397KB)
    • Connecticut's 2008 Employment Situation, A Tale of Two Trends
  • July 2009: PDF (414KB)
    • Housing Industry Worsened in 2008
    • Occupation Profile: Veterinarians
  • June 2009: PDF (414KB)
    • A 2010 LANDING? The Connecticut Employment Outlook to 2010
  • May 2009: PDF (403KB)
    • Connecticut Personal Income Growth Slows in 2008
    • Major Northeast Gaming Labor Markets Reviewed
  • April 2009: PDF (407KB)
    • Exports, an Economic Bright Spot: 2008 Connecticut Exports in Review
  • March 2009: PDF (429KB)
    • Connecticut Recession Began in March 2008
  • February 2009: PDF (407KB)
    • It's an Exciting Time to be an Economist
    • CT's Multiple Jobholders Rise to 6.3 Percent in 2007
  • January 2009: PDF (407KB)
    • The 2009 Connecticut Economic Outlook
 
2008 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:
  • December 2008: PDF (415KB)
    • How "Green" is Connecticut's Economy?
  • November 2008: PDF (415KB)
    • Educating Connecticut
    • CT Personal Income Grew 1.0 Percent in 2Q 2008
  • October 2008: PDF (410KB)
    • Almost Everything You Wanted to Know About Connecticut’s Employment Numbers... But Were Afraid to Ask
    • Fatal Work Injuries in 2007
  • September 2008: PDF (425KB)
    • Cities and Towns Profiled for 2007
    • Branford: A Nice Place to Live, Work, and Play
  • August 2008: PDF (412KB)
    • UI Covered Employment Sets New High in 2007
  • July 2008: PDF (415KB)
    • 2007 State Housing Market Continues to Trend Downward
    • Put Your Pet Passion To Work
    • CT's Film Tax Credit: An Analysis of the First-Year Impact
  • June 2008: PDF (420KB)
    • Turning Point: Connecticut Employment Outlook to 2009
  • May 2008: PDF (421KB)
    • Connecticut Personal Income Continues to Climb in 2007
    • Town/City Profile: Brooklyn
  • April 2008: PDF (565KB)
    • The Export Engine: 2007 Connecticut Exports in Review
  • March 2008: PDF (636 KB)
    • 2007: Another Good Year for State Employment Growth
  • February 2008: PDF (955 KB)
    • There's No Place Like Home…in Stamford
  • January 2008: PDF (620 KB)
    • The 2008 Economic Outlook
    • Steady Habits Uncovered in CT Private Worksite Data
 
2007 Connecticut Economic Digest Issue:
  • December 2007: PDF (569 KB)
    • Older Workers and Their Earnings after a Mass Layoff
  • November 2007: PDF (572 KB)
    • The Growth of Self-Employment
  • October 2007: PDF (574 KB)
    • Who is Moving into Connecticut?
    • Occupation profile: Construction managers
  • September 2007: PDF (634 KB)
    • State Housing Market Cooled in 2006
  • August 2007 : PDF (555 KB)
    • UI Covered employment continues upward trend in 2006
  • July 2007: PDF (524 KB)
    • Connecticut Employment Trends
  • June 2007: PDF (235 KB)
    • Connecticut Employment Outlook to 2008
  • May 2007: PDF (545 KB)
    • Connecticut's Bioscience Industry: A Brief History
  • April 2007 : PDF (525 KB)
    • Connecticut Exports - 2006, A Very Good Year
  • March 2007 : PDF (544 KB)
    • Connecticut's Investment Employment Rising
  • February 2007: PDF (501KB)
    • Health Care and Social Assistance Industry Profiled
  • January 2007 : PDF (577 KB)
    • Connecticut Economic Outlook for 2007
 
2006 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:
  • December 2006 : PDF (512 KB)
    • Occupation Profile: Public Relations Specialists
    • Town/City Profile: Glastonbury
  • November 2006: PDF (548 KB)
    • CONNECTICUT: A Net Exporter of Labor Services - Implications for Income Growth
  • October 2006: PDF (652 KB)
    • Cities and towns profiled for 2005
    • Occupation Profile: Chefs and Head Cooks
  • September 2006: PDF (563 KB)
    • Connecticut's Housing Market Remains Healthy
    • Occupation Profile: Real estate brokers and sales agents
  • August 2006: PDF (582 KB)
    • UI covered employment increases in 2005 - second consecutive year
  • July 2006: PDF (643 KB)
    • Does Connecticut Have a Problem with Economic Growth?
  • June 2006: PDF (593 KB)
    • Connecticut Employment Outlook to 2007
  • May 2006: PDF (590 KB)
    • Employment services industry: a harbinger of the economy
  • April 2006: PDF (495 KB)
    • New Gains for Exports: 2005 Connecticut Exports in Review
  • March 2006: PDF (660 KB)
    • Growth in Employment Slowed by Connecticut's Industry Mix
  • February 2006: PDF (611 KB)
    • Stamford tops in labor force and establishments
    • Occupation Profile: Mechanical Engineers
    • Lights, Sound, Action! Movie, TV, and Sound Production in CT
  • January 2006 : PDF (557 KB)
    • The 2006 Economic Outlook:  New Year, New Optimism
    • Occupation Profile:  Automotive Service Technicians And Mechanics
 
2005 Connecticut Economic Digest Issue:
  • December 2005 : PDF (551 KB)
    • Business Starts and Terminations by Industry, 2004
    • Got Data?  Information for Workforce Investment Planning - 2005 
  • November 2005 : PDF (589 KB)
    • JOBS AND CYCLES:  Historical Patterns in Connecticut's Employment Behavior 
  • October 2005 : PDF (570 KB)
    • A Look at Connecticut's Industry Clusters 
  • September 2005: PDF (640 KB)
    • Is There a Housing Bubble? 
  • August 2005 : PDF (573 KB)
    • Modest gain in 2004 UI covered employment 
  • July 2005 : PDF (551 KB)
    • Bradley Airport's Economic Contribution Studied
  • June 2005 : PDF (541 KB)
    • Connecticut Employment Outlook to Fourth Quarter 2006
  • May 2005 : PDF (564 KB)
    • Small Business Profile
  • April 2005 : PDF (962 KB)
    • Is Connecticut rising to the global economy challenge?
  • March 2005 : PDF (1,033 KB)
    • Economic Recovery Underway in 2004
  • February 2005 : PDF (643 KB)
    • Defense-Related Employment-Can Connecticut Stop the Decline?
  • January 2005 : PDF (661 KB)
    • Connecticut's Economy: A Look Back...and Ahead
    • Occupation profile: RECREATION AND FITNESS WORKERS
 
2004 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:
  • December 2004: PDF (826 KB)
    • Changes in Labor Market Areas
    • Improvements Coming to Labor Force Estimates
  • November 2004: PDF (230 KB)
    • Connecticut Industry Employment Mid-Term Outlook to Second Quarter 2006
  • October 2004:  PDF  (345 KB)
    • Norwich area has greatest labor force growth
    • U.S. self-employment rates
  • September 2004: PDF (226 KB)
    • Housing 2003 - the results are in
  • August 2004: PDF (228 KB)
    • A detailed look at Connecticut industry in 2003
  • July 2004: PDF (240 KB)
    • Outsourcing: implications for employment
  • June 2004: PDF (229 KB)
    • Connecticut industry employment outlook to fourth quarter 2005
  • May 2004: PDF (211 KB)
    • Partnership for Growth II: A Blueprint for Connecticut's Economic Future
  • April 2004: PDF (235 KB)
    • The older workforce and its implications for the Connecticut economy
  • March 2004: PDF (241 KB)
    • Employment declines for the third year
  • February 2004: PDF (224 KB)
    • A TALE OF SEVEN CITIES: clues to the Hartford region's economic future?
  • January 2004: PDF (226 KB)
    • A 2004 recovery: wishful or real?
    • Town/City Profile: Wethersfield
 
2003 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:
  • December 2003: PDF (219 KB)
    • Connecticut earnings: a look at income from current production
  • November 2003: PDF (222 KB)
    • Connecticut industry employment outlook to fourth quarter 2004
  • October 2003: PDF (238 KB)
    • Greenwich Tops in Wages Again
    • Economic News
    • Business and Employment Changes
  • September 2003: PDF (230 KB)
    • UI Covered Employment Declines in 2002 - Second Consecutive Year
  • August 2003: PDF (240 KB)
    • Connecticut's Housing Industry in 2002: A Look Back
    • Connecticut's Travel and Tourism Industry: Important Economic Driver
  • July 2003: PDF (192 KB)
    • Profiles of the Connecticut Workforce
    • Occupational Profile: Computer Support Specialists
  • June 2003: PDF (220 KB)
    • 2002 Connecticut Personal Income
    • Industry Clusters: Cluster Initiative Recognized
  • May 2003: PDF (253 KB)
    • Estimating the Impact of Public Policy and Investment Decisions
    • Industry Clusters: Connecticut Information Technology: Powering the Economy
  • April 2003: PDF (236 KB)
    • Connecticut Industry Employment Outlook to Second Quarter 2004
    • Industry Clusters: The British are Coming! The British are Coming!
  • March 2003: PDF (266 KB)
    • Employment Declines for the Second Year
    • Industry Clusters: Pfizer to build clinical research unit in New Haven
    • Occupational Profile: Social and Human Service Assistants
  • February 2003: PDF (254 KB)
    • Unmasking the Unemployment Rate
    • Economic News: 2002 Population by State
    • Town/City Profile: Simsbury
    • Industry Clusters: Maritime Cluster Outlines Transportation Recommendations
    • Occupational Profile: Physical Therapists
  • January 2003: PDF (248 KB)
    • The 2003 Economic Outlook
    • Business Services - Assisting Connecticut's Economy
    • Industry Clusters: 12th Business Training Network Focuses on Attracting Maritime Workers
    • Occupational Profile: Security Guards
 
2002 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:
  • December 2002: PDF (250 KB)
    • Nonfarm Employment Data under NAICS
    • Industry Clusters: Insurance and Financial Services Cluster Announced
    • Town/City Profile: Marlborough
    • Industry Profile: Local and Interurban Transit
    • Occupational Profile: Accountants and Auditors
  • November 2002: PDF (238 KB)
    • Recent Connecticut Export Performance Explored
    • Industry Clusters: Pilot Financing Program for Bioscience Announced
    • Town/City Profile: Wallingford
    • Occupational Profile: Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • October 2002: PDF 235 KB)
    • Connecticut Industry Employment Outlook to Fourth Quarter 2003
    • Industry Clusters: Grant Establishes Greater Valley Manufacturing Training Network
  • September 2002: PDF (268 KB)
    • Greenwich Tops in Wages in 2001
    • Mass Layoff Trends in Connecticut
    • The State of the Housing Industry
    • Occupational Profile: Librarians
    • Industry Clusters: Inner City Business Strategy
  • August 2002: PDF (247 KB)
    • UI Covered Employment Declines in 2001 - First Time in Eight Years
    • Industry Clusters: Out-of-state Executives Impressed with Connecticut
  • July 2002: PDF (239 KB)
    • Making Sense of Census
    • Occupational Profile: Systems Analysts
    • Town/City Profile: Windham
    • Industry Clusters: First Business Training Network to Enter Phase Two Development
  • June 2002: PDF (232 KB)
    • The Connecticut Business Cycle: A Short History (1939 - 2002)
    • Industry Profile: Instruments and Related Products
    • Industry Clusters: Connecticut Receives Top Honors At ICIC-INC Magazine Inner City 100 Ceremony
  • May 2002: PDF (203 KB)
    • Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in 2000
    • Connecticut Emerging as "Hot Spot" for Bioscience and Information Technology
    • Occupational Profile: Home Health Aides
    • Industry Clusters: Agriculture Announced as State's Newest Cluster
  • April 2002: PDF (228 KB)
    • Union Membership Trends
    • Spring Brings Economic Revival in Connecticut
    • Industry Profile: Insurance Carriers and Agents
    • Town/City Profile: South Windsor
    • Industry Clusters: DECD Recognized for Economic Development Efforts
  • March 2002: PDF (235 KB)
    • 2001: A Recession Odyssey
    • Confidence in Connecticut Business Climate Sustained
  • February 2002: PDF (207 KB)
    • NAICS Implementation is Underway
    • New Beginnings
    • Government Sector Trends
    • Industry Clusters: New Marketing Campaign and Bioscience Office Announced
  • January 2002: PDF (226 KB)
    • Economic Outlook 2002
    • Identifying Turns in Connecticut's Economy
    • Occupational Profile: Carpenters
    • Industry Clusters: CT Scores Straight A's on National Economic Development Report Card
 
2001 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:
  • December 2001: PDF (238 KB)
    • A Primer on Personal Income
    • Occupational Profile: Secondary School Teachers
    • Industry Profile: Child Day Care Services
    • Industry Clusters: Access 2001 Winners Named
  • November 2001: PDF (237 KB)
    • Business Starts and Terminations by Industry
    • The "X" Economy
    • Industry Clusters: Call for 2002 Inner City Entrepreneurship Award Entries
    • Town/City Profile: Hamden
  • October 2001: PDF (238 KB)
    • Multiple Jobholding Trends
    • Industry Clusters: Bioscience Leader Pfizer- a Catalyst in New London
    • Occupational Profile: Correctional Officers
    • Town/City Profile: Bristol
  • September 2001: PDF (233 KB)
    • Growth Momentum
    • Running Towards a Healthy Economy
    • Ask the Digest: "What are Business Cycles?"
    • Town/City Profile: Willington
    • Industry Clusters: Legislature, Governor Advance Cluster Initiatives
  • August 2001: PDF (211 KB)
    • UI Covered Employment Reaches a New High in 2000
    • Expanded Current Population Survey and Its Effect on Labor Force Data Estimates
    • Industry Profile: Aerospace
    • Industry Clusters: Teaching Entrepreneurship
  • July 2001: PDF (215 KB)
    • Ask the Digest
    • Gross State Product Grew 4.7 Percent in 1999
    • Hartford Leads in Jobs, as Stamford Tops in Wages in 2000
    • Housing 2000: Strong & Steady
    • Industry Clusters: Statewide Call
    • UI Covered Employment, Fourth Quarter 2000
  • June 2001: PDF (375 KB)
    • Connecticut's Bustling Cities
    • Industry Clusters: Entrepreneurship Awards
    • Town/City Profile: Hartford
    • Occupational Profile: Registered Nurses
  • May 2001: PDF (378 KB)
    • Occupational Employment Forecast to 2008
    • 2000 Population Increased for 139 Cities and Towns
    • Industry Clusters: META Leads New Clusters
  • April 2001: PDF (230KB)
    • Regional Economic Retrospective
    • Area Employment Projections to 2008
    • Continued Employment and Wage Growth in Third Quarter 2000
    • Industry Clusters: BioScience Update
    • Town/City Profile: Danbury
  • March 2001: PDF (226KB)
    • Employment Projections: 1998-2008
    • Expansion Continued in 2000
    • Coincident and Leading Employment Indexes Recalibrated for the New Millennium
    • Industry Clusters: Maritime Launched
  • February 2001: PDF (231KB)
    • State Wholesale Trade Examined
    • Business Openings and Expansions
    • Industry Clusters: Software/IT Success
    • Industry Profile: Security and Commodity Brokerages
  • January 2001: PDF (249KB)
    • Economy's Strengths Sustainable?
    • Town/City Profile: New Haven
    • Occupational Profile: Computer Engineers
    • Industry Clusters: Focus on Bradley
 
2000 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:
  • December 2000: PDF (173KB)
    • Employment Estimating Methods Evolving
    • Industry Clusters: State Acclaimed
  • November 2000: PDF (181KB)
    • UI Covered Employment Approaches a Record Level
    • Industry Clusters: Inner City 10
  • October 2000: PDF (184KB)
    • Which Industries are Important to Connecticut?
    • Industry Clusters: Going Global
  • September 2000: PDF (183KB)
    • Construction Strikes Back
    • Industry Clusters: You Belong in Connecticut
  • August 2000: PDF (180KB)
    • Transportation and Public Utilities: Economics in Motion
    • Industry Clusters: Smart Start Up
  • July 2000: PDF (176KB)
    • Housing Sector Remained Strong in 1999
    • A Closer Look at Worker Displacement
    • Industry Clusters: Cities Championed
  • June 2000: PDF (184KB)
    • Keep Connecticut's Home FIRE Burning
    • Industry Clusters: Bradley at Crossroads
  • May 2000: PDF (178KB)
    • A Tale of Large Cities: Population and Jobs
    • Hartford: An Update
    • Industry Clusters: Workforce Development
  • April 2000: PDF (179KB)
    • Connecticut Manufacturing - Is There Reason for Optimism?
    • Industry Clusters: Manufacturing Progress
  • March 2000: PDF (181KB)
    • Expansion At Last!
    • Industry Clusters: Tourism Impact Up
  • February 2000: PDF (176KB)
    • An Uneven Recovery, 1993-97.
    • Industry Clusters: Cluster Activation
  • January 2000: PDF (176KB)
    • Positive Signs for State Economy in 2000.
    • Industry Clusters: Aerospace Core Created
    • NAICS - A New Look at Connecticut Industry
 
1999 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:
  • December 1999: PDF (182KB)
    • Much Ado About Services.
    • Industry Clusters: Software/IT Announced
  • November 1999: PDF (194KB)
    • Connecticut Business Climate Index Launched.
    • Industry Clusters: Business Training Grants
  • October 1999: PDF (281KB)
    • Information Technology Helps Pace Job Growth.
    • Industry Clusters: Q2 YTD Exports Even
  • September 1999: PDF (178KB)
    • Gross State Product Reviewed.
    • Industry Clusters: Human Resources
  • August 1999: PDF (188KB)
    • County Trends Examined.
    • Industry Clusters: Meeting Local Demand
  • July 1999: PDF (192KB)
    • 1998: A Stellar Year for Housing
    • New Haven Leads in Jobs, as Greenwich Tops in Wages
    • Industry Clusters: Regional Links
  • June 1999: PDF (311KB)
    • Connecticut Agriculture: A Growing Industry
    • Introducing the Connecticut Manufacturing Production Index
    • Industry Clusters: Urban Clusters II
  • May 1999: PDF (273KB)
    • Connecticut's Occupational Structure: A Regional View
    • Defining Employment
    • Industry Clusters: Urban Clusters
  • April 1999: PDF (321KB)
    • 1998 Exports Reach All-Time High
    • Industry Clusters: Cluster Supply Chains
  • March 1999: PDF (449KB)
    • 1998 Economy: At Full Speed
    • Industry Clusters: Lean Manufacturing To Be Promoted
  • February 1999: PDF (429KB)
    • Baby Boomers - Drivers of Change
    • The Patriots are Coming! The Patriots are Coming!
    • Industry Clusters: 1999 Legislation Planned
  • January 1999: PDF (281KB)
    • 1999 Economy Will Slow, But Continue To Grow.
    • Industry Clusters: Progress Reported
1998 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:
  • December 1998: PDF (285KB)
    • Retail: Help Wanted
    • Industry Clusters: Economic Board Convened
  • November 1998: PDF (287KB)
    • Employment And Wages: Peak To Trough To Present
    • The Danielson Area: On A Fast Recovery Track
    • Industry Clusters: CURE Leads Bioscience
  • October 1998: PDF (290KB)
    • Connecticut's Drug Sector: Healthy, Wealthy, and Getting Wiser
    • Exports Up 1.5 Percent
  • September 1998: PDF (272KB)
    • "Cluster-Based" Exports Proposed
    • Job Fairs: for employers and job seekers
    • The Torrington Area: A diamond in the rough
  • August 1998: PDF (177KB)
    • Profiles of the Workforce, 1986 and 1996
    • Bio-Tech Cluster Advances
  • July 1998: PDF (397KB)
    • Reconstructing Bridgeport
    • China Trade Impacts State
  • June 1998: PDF (236KB)
    • Export Growth Highest in Seven Years
    • Cluster Bill Passes Both Houses
    • Connecticut Wage Rates Among Highest in New England
  • May 1998: PDF (257KB)
    • Housing Sector Buoyant
    • A Look at Connecticut's 169 Cities and Towns
    • Connecticut Economy Keeps On Truckin'
  • April 1998: PDF (207KB)
    • A Short Look at Long-term Employment Projections
    • Impact of Small Cities CDBG Program Awards
  • March 1998: PDF (231KB)
    • 1997: The Year of Titanic Job Growth
    • Connecticut's Gold Coast is Shining
  • February 1998: PDF (238KB)
    • Connecticut's International Seaports and Airport
    • New Auto Registrations
  • January 1998: PDF (227KB)
    • Economic Outlook Strong for 1998
    • Industry is Companion to the Economy
 
1997 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:
  • December 1997: PDF (249KB)
    • Employment and Wages Grew in 1Q97
    • Labor Surplus Areas Offer Advantages to Businesses
  • November 1997: PDF (227KB)
    • Transformation of the Waterbury Area
    • Computer Services Industry Expanding
  • October 1997: PDF (243KB)
    • Earnings by Industry in the Nineties
  • September 1997: PDF (170KB)
    • Tourism: An Economic Driver
    • Hartford Area Employment - Signs of Growth?
  • August 1997: PDF (177KB)
    • Danbury Labor Market Area Thriving
  • July 1997: PDF (185KB)
    • First 100 Days of the Connecticut Industry Clusters initiative reviewed
  • June 1997: PDF (177KB)
    • Housing Permits reviewed
    • The New Haven Area Job Outlook
  • May 1997: PDF (328KB)
    • Southeastern Connecticut economic secrets revealed
  • April 1997: PDF (316KB)
    • Health Services Employment Undergoes Change
  • March 1997: PDF (319KB)
    • Economy Improves Further in 1996
  • February 1997: PDF (303KB)
    • High School Graduates Profiled
    • Connecticut's Growing Plastics Industry
  • January 1997: PDF (315KB)
    • Machinery Industry Examined
    • The Occupational Information System (OIS)
 
1996 Connecticut Economic Digest Issues:
  • December 1996: PDF (287KB)
    • Employment Trends are Analyzed from ES-202 Data
    • A Brief Look at the Consumer Price Index
  • November 1996: PDF (300KB)
    • Economic Data: To Adjust or Not To Adjust?
    • The North American Industry Classification System
  • October 1996: PDF (305KB)
    • Industry Clusters Revisited
  • September 1996: PDF (371KB)
    • Our Sources of Income are Changing
    • What Does That Job Pay?
  • August 1996: PDF (323KB)
    • Defense Spending Down
    • Employment in Private Defense-Related Industries Drops Again in 1995
  • July 1996: PDF (588KB)
    • Personnel Supply Industry: Leading Growth Indicator