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- [News Release] Despite Gloomy Jobs Picture, Michigan Nonprofit Employment Grows (2010)
News release | 13 October 2010.
Announces the release of the Nonprofit Economic Data Project's report " Michigan Nonprofit Employment" and provides some summary findings.
- [News Release] Nonprofit Job Growth in Maryland Defies Recession (2010)
News release | 11 January 2010.
Announces the release of the Nonprofit Economic Data Project's report " Nonprofits and Recessions: New Data from Maryland" and provides some summary findings.
- [News Release] Nonprofit Rate of Job Growth Outpaces For-profit Rate by 3-1
Based on new Bureau of Labor Statistics data on nonprofit employment and wages in 2016, this Labor Day news release shows that, between the pre-recession year of 2007 and 2016, nonprofit employment grew by nearly 17% while for-profit employment grew by less than 5%—a 3-1 nonprofit advantage.
- [News Release] Nonprofits a surprising bright spot in national jobs picture (2010)
News release | 2 September 2010.
Based on data from 21 states, this 2010 Labor Day news release shows that nonprofit employment actually grew by an average of 2.5 percent per year between the second quarter of 2007 and the second quarter of 2009, the worst part of the recent recession. Includes tables on additional findings.
- [News Release] Nonprofits show job growth during decade of turmoil but still lose market share (2012)
News release | 19 January 2012.
Announces the release of the Nonprofit Economic Data Project's national report " Holding the Fort: Nonprofit Employment during a Decade of Turmoil" and provides some summary findings.
- [News Release] Not just an urban phenomenon—New data on the nonprofit workforce
Based on new Bureau of Labor Statistics data on nonprofit employment and wages in 2017, this Labor Day news release highlights the first-ever available data on Metro Statistical Areas. This news release was updated on September 6, 2019 to include Figure 4 showing nonprofit employment vs. private employment in other industries and to clarify that Figure 3 reflects nonprofit employment vs. total employment, including public/government workers.
- [News Release] U.S. Nonprofits Continue to Add Jobs; Rate of Growth Falters (2011)
News release | 1 September 2011.
This 2011 Labor Day news release reports on initial findings from the Johns Hopkins Nonprofit Economic Data Project showing that, despite the economic downturn, nonprofit jobs grew almost 1 percent in 2010, but this growth rate in fact represents a downward trend.