Upstate New York At-a-Glance

Upstate New York Employment Trends

Number 3, December 2007
JEL classification: R1

Authors: Jason Bram, James Orr, and RaeRosen

The upstate New York economy has been undergoing significant restructuring, with job gains in services sectors such as health care, education, business services, and leisure and hospitality offsetting losses in manufacturing. A modest upward trend is continuing in 2007, with the creation of 20,000 net new jobs—but results will be mixed across upstate metro areas. This issue of Upstate New York At-a-Glance reviews recent employment trends, highlights industry and area developments, and presents an outlook for the year.

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