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Kenneth D. Simonson is the Chief Economist for the AGC of America. He has over 30 years of experience analyzing, advocating and communicating about economic and tax issues. Ken writes the Data DIGest, which is a weekly one-page email newsletter that summarizes the latest economic news relevant to construction. He is a co-author of AGC of America’s monthly Construction Tax News, which is a one-page email covering federal and state tax developments affecting the industry.
His articles are beneficial to the construction industry and provide valuable information, which can help your firm not only in the present, but in the future. We encourage all of our member firms to read his advantageous articles.
Construction Employment Increases in 145 out of 339 Metro Areas Between January 2012 & 2013 (March 22)
Construction Employment Increased in 34 States and D.C. (March 18)
Construction Materials Prices Increase in February and for the Year (March 14)
Construction Spending Level Tumbled in January from Upwardly Revised December Total (March 1)
Construction Materials Prices Increase Between December and January and for the Year (Feb. 20)
Construction Employment and Spending Levels Hit Three-Year High (Feb. 1)
Construction Material Prices Down Slightly between November and December but Up for the Year (Jan. 15)
Outlook for Construction Improves for 2013 (Jan. 14)
Construction Employment Declines in 151 out of 337 Metro Areas between November 2011 & 2012 (Jan. 8)
Construction Sector Adds 30,000 Jobs between November and December (Jan. 4)
Construction Spending Slips in November but Rises from Year-Ago Level (Jan. 2)
Construction Employment Declined in Most States in November as Anxiety over Fiscal Cliff causes Contractors to Hold Off Hiring (Dec. 21)
Construction Material Prices Continue to Fall in November as Costs for Key Components Drop (Dec. 13)
Construction Employment Declines by 20,000 Jobs in November as Many Contractors Report Making Layoffs (Dec. 7)
Construction Employment Declines in 156 out of 337 Metro Areas between October 2011 & 2012 (Dec. 5)
Construction Spending Rises for Seventh Straight Month to 37-Month High in October (Dec. 3)
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