Rural Manufacturing at a Glance, 2017 Edition

Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-177) 6 pp, August 2017

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by Sarah A. Low

This report examines trends in the rural manufacturing sector, including employment and wages for various manufacturing industries, during a period that includes a longstanding decline in manufacturing employment and the aftermath of two recessions.

Keywords: rural manufacturing, textiles and apparel manufacturing, rural employment, rural wages, food manufacturing, transportation equipment

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