We produce a wide variety of reports each year, ranging from analyses of key industries, economic outlooks and workforce issues to the mandated reports required of the agency by the Legislature. 

Manufacturing Business Conditions

Gauges the outlook of manufacturers about their industries and the state economy.

Manufacturing Skills Gap Surveys

Surveys manufacturers statewide about the worker skills that are key to their success.

Hiring Difficulties in Minnesota

How wide is the skills gap? Findings from a statewide telephone survey of employers.

Green Jobs in Minnesota

A comprehensive assessment and analysis of the state's green economy. 

Business Expansions in Minnesota

Highlights business startups and expansions at various stages from Minnesota firms statewide.

Mandated Reports to the Legislature

DEED is required by law to provide performance reports or policy recommendations to the legislature.

EB-5 Investor Program Study

Explores how Minnesota could use the federal Immigrant Investor Program, known as EB-5, as a job-creation tool in the state. 

Minnesota Workforce Facts

Essential data for a quick understanding of the state's workforce in table and graph format.