Project Green Job Creation and Regional Economic Opportunities at the State Level

Abstract:

The US green jobs project mod­els the job cre­ation capac­ity of the energy indus­try across the United States in the next decades. This model is based on an empir­i­cal approach, bas­ing esti­mates of job cre­ation on sur­veys of actual hir­ing and direct job cre­ation in dif­fer­ent sub-​​sectors of the energy indus­try. Rely­ing on these data, we are then able to fore­cast job cre­ation poten­tial at the state level based on cur­rent energy sec­tor struc­ture, cur­rent and pro­posed energy reg­u­la­tions and fos­sil fuel as well as clean energy stan­dards.  The model and the data are avail­able and inter­ac­tive via down­load­able spread­sheets and inter­ac­tive online map.

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Alabama New Mex­ico Michi­gan Maine Mary­land Idaho Geor­gia Delaware Col­orado Cal­i­for­nia Ken­tucky USA Wyoming Wis­con­sin West Vir­ginia Wash­ing­ton Vir­ginia Ver­mont Utah Texas Ten­nessee South Dakota South Car­olina Rhode Island Penn­syl­va­nia Ore­gon Okla­homa Ohio North Dakota North Car­olina New York New Jer­sey New Hamp­shire Nevada Nebraska Mon­tana Mis­souri Mis­sis­sippi Min­nesota Mass­a­chu­setts Kansas Louisiana Iowa Indi­ana Illi­nois Florida Con­necti­cut Arkansas Ari­zona

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