Professor Mark J. Perry's Blog for Economics and Finance
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Drill, Drill, Drill = Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
Joshua Wright at the New Geography website has a great article titled "The Explosion of Oil and Gas Extraction Jobs." The whole article is worthwhile and there's a lot of interesting jobs data, but here's the most amazing data point:
"In total, nine of the top 11 fast-growing jobs in the nation are tied in one way or another to oil and gas extraction."