U-M economists say 28,000 jobs are coming to Oakland County

A pair of U-M economists predict some substantial jobs gains for Detroit's OC. It may not make up for the incredible losses we've suffered over the last four years, but it's a good start.


"UM economists George Fulton and Don Grimes predict the county will add nearly 11,000 jobs by the end of this year and about 17,000 more jobs the following two years. More than half are expected to be in business and professional services by late 2013, while manufacturing will add 4,586 jobs over the same period including 2,745 new automotive jobs, according to the annual report prepared for Oakland County. Most of the manufacturing jobs are expected to be added this year."

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