Module 9 Exercise: Perform an Employment Growth Trend Analysis, Part 1


One important aspect of regional analysis is trend analysis–that is, examining how data points for a particular region have changed over time. In this exercise, employment serves as the data point for analysis. You will download employment data from the, to compare two years of data (mid-recession and after-recession).

In the second half of this exercise (the next video), you will use that employment data to gain insights into trends in your region.