[Vision2020] structure of the idaho economy
philosopher.joe at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 13:06:30 PDT 2011
Wow! This is very interesting. Thanks a lot, Steve!
On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 10:46 AM, scooke <scooke at uidaho.edu> wrote:
> Dear Visionaries,
> Attached is a pdf of a presentation I gave to the UI Dpt of
> Ag Econ and Rural Soc on May 27. In it I compared Idaho’s economic structure
> to the U.S. and to Colorado. I also include a recent analysis by Michael
> My conclusions are: Idaho is growing a lot of low-wage
> low-skill jobs that pay about the national average and it is losing (or
> growing slowly) high-wage high-skill jobs that pay significantly less than
> the national average.
> The result is a $10,000 to $12,500 / worker average wage
> gap that is growing relative to U.S. and Colorado respectively. This amounts
> to about a loss of $6.5 billion in wages per year (-$10,000 x 650,000
> Steve Cooke
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