Industry Clusters and Economic Development (Indiana University):

Although from 2015, this article provides a concise analysis of the necessary components of industry clusters and their economic impact. The article also provides a table of the top ten industries by employment multiplier. (PDF version)

The Fastest Growing Industries of the Next Decade (Starting Business, 2019):

Provides a list of the fastest growing industries across the United States, forward looking trends and estimated total value of each sector.

The 20 Fastest Growing Industries for 2021 and Beyond (Seek Capital, 2020):

This list delves deeper into growth and analyzes subsectors and industry segments to evaluate the growth potential of areas such as Management Consulting, Family Care Services, and Warehousing and Storage Services.   

15 High-Paying Jobs in Demand for the Future (The Muse, 2020):

This list provides an analysis of a number of high demand jobs and their estimated median earnings. The list also provides the project growth rate between 2019 and 2029 and potential steps for a job seeker to enter these jobs.   

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data on employment projections:

25 of the fastest-growing industries within several different sectors and supersectors.

Driving job creation and innovation in Canada through defense spending (, 2018):

This news release provides an overview of Canada’s defense sector strategy, outlining areas where it is targeting future growth. The release also outlines its priority emerging technologies, leading competencies, and critical industrial services – including target segments such as aerospace systems and components, cyber resilience and in-service support. 

Reenvisioning Rural America: How to Invest in the Strengths and Potential of Rural Communities (Urban Institute, 2021):

Illustrates the the varied realities of rural communities, providing a dashboard for local, state, and federal policymakers; practitioners; and investors to see the diversity of rural America and to better invest in its full potential.