Labor Market Analysis of the Central Area Michigan Works Region

Project Dates

05/22/2008 - 06/25/2008


This study examined the employment environment facing residents in the Central Area Michigan Works Consortium (CAMWC) region which consists of Gratiot, Ionia, Isabella, and Montcalm counties. By compiling and analyzing basic economic, demographic, and social data, researchers facilitated an understanding of labor market conditions and industry trends in the area. The study addressed economic conditions that shape the region’s potential need for training and job search assistance as well as the predicted future occupational and job needs.


Labor Market Profile of the Central Area Michigan Works Region, Brad R. Watts, George A. Erickcek (June 2008)


Central Area Michigan Works! Consortium

Subject Area

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; Regional policy and planning; WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT; Labor exchange