Shift-share Analysis of Regional Employment
This webpage will deliver a shift-share analysis of year-to-year changes in employment
among 11 major industry categories. It uses the database in the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Census of
Employment and Wages, for the years 1990 through 2014. More info about the CEW can be seen at
You can do the analysis for a single county, a group of counties, or whole states. For example, if you
wished to analyze the state of Georgia, you would enter its FIPS code, 13000. If you wanted to analyze the
Savannah metropolitan area, your would enter three GA counties (13103 13051 13029) and one SC county (45053).
Type the codes into the box, each one separated by a space.
In some regions of the United States it is unrealistic to do the analysis
for a single county. This is because peoples' commuting and shopping patterns can
spill out into neighboring counties. This is especially true in the East, because the counties are
The project is sponsored by USDA and the Land Grant Universities.
If you have questions or problems with this site please contact me, Dr. Warren Kriesel,
wkriesel at uga dot edu.
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