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Eye on the Economy: An Interactive Look at Maryland and the Regional Economy in October 2019

Interactive Look at Maryland and the Regional Economy

• The most recent jobs report showed that between September and October, Maryland gained a total of 10,700 Total Nonfarm jobs, including 9,400 Total Private jobs and 1,300 Government positions.

• Job gains between July and October have totaled 27,400 jobs, the largest 3-month gain in Maryland jobs since early 2010.

• The unemployment rate for Maryland decreased to 3.6 percent in October.

Upcoming Webinars

Economic Impact of Increasing Maryland’s High School Graduation Rates

Wednesday, December 4, 2:00 p.m.

A goal of the Kirwan Commission is to make Maryland public schools "world class." Join our free webinar to understand the economic impact of an increase of high school graduation rates.


Improving Job Accessibility in Baltimore by Increasing Bike Commuting

Wednesday, December 11, 2:00 p.m.

In some Baltimore neighborhoods, 80% of households lack access to a car, making other forms of transportation essential. Join us for a free webinar on how we can improve job accessibility by improving bicycle commuting.


From Our Newsroom

Dr. Daraius Irani

RESI economists highlight ‘stranger things’ and economic growth at annual forum

Did you miss our Economic Outlook Forum? Our follow up article highlights economic trends on the local, state and national level—and how TU is making an impact.


Policy briefs highlight solutions to disparities in Greater Baltimore

We recently released four policy briefs that highlight solutions to disparities in Greater Baltimore, including increasing graduation rates, economic impact of the summer SNAP program, increasing job accessibility by increasing bike commuting, and public-private partnerships for workforce development.


RESI in the News

Maryland Releases Draft of Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by More Than 40 Percent by 2030
WJZ 13 CBS Baltimore, 10/16/2019
In October, the Maryland Department of the Environment released a draft plan to achieve a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions of 40 percent by 2030. The plan uses over 100 measures, including electric vehicles, clean and renewable energy investments, and farm management, to achieve its goals. RESI contributed significantly to the report, providing details about the macroeconomic impacts of the plan as well as information on how to transition workers in industries affected by changes in energy policy.

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