Relevant Studies

The skills gap in U.S. manufacturing 2015 and beyond

Deloitte Consulting LLP and the Manufacturing Institute examine the nature and extent of the skills gap in manufacturing, the outlook over the next decade, as well as strategies for mitigating the impact of the gap.

http://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/us/Documents/manufacturing/us-pip-the-manufacturing-institute-and-deloitte-skills-gap-in-manufacturing-study.pdf

The Manufacturing Footprint and the Importance of U.S. Manufacturing Jobs

The Economic Policy Institute examines the role manufacturing plays in employment at the national, state, and congressional district levels, including the number of jobs manufacturing supports, the wages those jobs pay, and manufacturing’s contribution to GDP.

http://www.epi.org/publication/the-manufacturing-footprint-and-the-importance-of-u-s-manufacturing-jobs/

Out of Inventory: Skills Shortage Threatens Growth for US Manufacturing

This Accenture manufacturing and skills study, completed in collaboration with The Manufacturing Institute, looks at the skills shortage in the US manufacturing industry and what actions manufacturing companies can take to address this impediment to growth.

http://www.themanufacturinginstitute.org/Research/Skills-and-Training-Study/~/media/70965D0C4A944329894C96E0316DF336.ashx

America’s Advanced Industries: What They Are, Where They Are, and Why They Matter

The Brookings Institution provides a wide-angle overview of the advanced industry sector, reviews its role in American prosperity, assesses key trends, and maps its metropolitan and global competitive standing before outlining high-level strategies.

http://www.brookings.edu/~/media/Research/Files/Reports/2015/02/03-advanced-industries/final/AdvancedIndustry_FinalFeb2lores.pdf?la=en

Manufacturing Opportunity

This report, published by the Deloitte University Press, examines some of the main challenges facing any attempt to cultivate an American manufacturing renaissance, and highlights recommendations that could help the United States overcome these roadblocks.

http://d2mtr37y39tpbu.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/DUP177_MANUFACTURING.pdf

Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020

Recovery 2020 provides vital labor market information such as which fields are expected to create the most jobs, the education requirements required to gain employment in the U.S., and the skills most coveted by employers.

https://cew.georgetown.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Recovery2020.FR_.Web_.pdf

Bridge the Gap: Rebuilding America’s Middle Skills

The Harvard Business School has found that the market for middle-skills jobs is consistently failing to clear. How can business lead the charge to close the gap?

http://www.hbs.edu/competitiveness/research/Pages/default.aspx?type=Survey

2014 Indiana Manufacturing Survey: Strong for Today, Concerned for Tomorrow

The 2014 Indiana Manufacturing Survey, now in its 8th year, reveals Indiana manufacturing is in better shape today than at any other time in the last decade.

http://www.ksmcpa.com/2014-indiana-manufacturing-survey-results

Conexus Indiana’s 2014 Manufacturing and Logistics Report

The 2014 Manufacturing and Logistics Report issued by Conexus Indiana, the state’s advanced manufacturing and logistics initiative, and Ball State University’s Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER), places Indiana among the nation’s elite in four important categories: manufacturing health, logistics health, tax climate and global reach.

http://conexus.cberdata.org/files/Indiana2014.pdf

Conexus Indiana’s 2014 Manufacturing and Logistics National Report

The 2014 Manufacturing and Logistics National Report shows how each state ranks among its peers in several areas of the economy that underlie the success of manufacturing and logistics.

http://conexus.cberdata.org/files/National2014.pdf

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