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Manufacturing Contributes Nearly 9% To San Diego Economy

Marissa Cabrera, Tom Fudge, Peggy Pico, KPBS

Thursday, October 2, 2014

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Manufacturing Contributes Nearly 9 Percent To San Diego's Economy
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Kelly Cunningham, economist, National University System Institute for Policy Research
Mary Walshok, dean of extension, UC San Diego

Just in time for National Manufacturing Day, a new study by National University System for Policy Research shows manufacturing plays a big role in the region’s economy by supporting tens and thousands of good paying jobs.
The study finds manufacturing contributes nearly 9 percent to the region's gross domestic product (GDP).