Performance & Competitiveness of Pennsylvania Economy

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Presentation by Rose Baker and David Passmore at a Regional Economic Modeling, Inc. Seminar in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on 13 August 2007.

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Performance & Competitiveness of Pennsylvania Economy

  1. 1. Performance & Competitiveness of the Pennsylvania Economy Rose M. Baker Workforce Assessment Center David L. Passmore Institute for Research in Training & Development Penn State
  2. 2. today… < some REMI PA information > < review of some uses of REMI models at PSU >
  3. 3. <ul><li>Performance - employment, output, productivity, wages, regional purchases </li></ul><ul><li>Competitiveness - relative prices and costs </li></ul>< some REMI PA information >
  4. 4. < performance >
  5. 5. < performance >
  6. 6. < competitiveness >
  7. 7. <ul><li>labor access index - the effect of access to labor choice and individual characteristics by occupation and industry on labor productivity, relative to nation </li></ul><ul><li>relative labor intensity - measure of the amount of labor used for production relative to nation </li></ul><ul><li>industry mix - measure of difference in a Pennsylvania’s growth due to its industrial composition relative to nation </li></ul>< competitiveness >
  8. 8. <ul><li>BRAC </li></ul><ul><li>defense spending </li></ul><ul><li>ski industry </li></ul><ul><li>educational reform </li></ul><ul><li>adoption of pollution standards </li></ul><ul><li>plastics </li></ul><ul><li>baseball strike </li></ul>< review of some uses of REMI models at PSU >
  9. 9. <ul><li>adolescent fertility </li></ul><ul><li>health care reform </li></ul><ul><li>infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>job forecasts </li></ul><ul><li>employment of older people </li></ul>< review of some uses of REMI models at PSU >
  10. 10. Rose Baker David Passmore Program Manager Workforce Assessment Center & Assistant Professor of Education Professor & Director Penn State Institute for Research In Training & Development http://WDICapabilities.notlong.com
  11. 11. Performance & Competitiveness of the Pennsylvania Economy Rose M. Baker [email_address] David L. Passmore [email_address]

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