EconoMeter: What's ahead for 2011?
Roger Showley, SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE
Sunday, January 2, 2011
San Diego employment
Kelly Cunningham, National University System
I would like to say that San Diego’s private sector employment will grow in 2011 as the economy truly begins to recover and expand. Employment will gain traction as small businesses and entrepreneurial companies perceive significant investment opportunities in various fields of biotech/medical devices, wireless communications, computers and software, and emerging clean tech fields. Led by increases in health care, administrative support (“temporary help”), federal and military sectors, momentum builds as defense spending continues to be a significant catalyst for job creation. Local retail, service, and even manufacturing, construction, investment, and government sectors slowly begin rehiring workers.