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Some Manufacturing Is Homeward Bound

Production: Sector Still Seeing Drop in Employment

Mike Allen, SAN DIEGO BUSINESS JOURNAL

Saturday, January 4, 2014

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While the area’s overall manufacturing employment continues to decline, the total value of goods made here has steadily increased, which has positive impacts, said Kelly Cunningham, economist with the National University System Institute for Policy Research. “It’s fewer jobs, but we’re producing more expensive things, so there’s economic growth that’s occurring from that,” Cunningham said.