North Dakota ranked No. 1 for job growth

May 25, 2010 at 4:12 am in INFORUM

North Dakota is among the top states for producing jobs, thanks to its commitment to investing in research and development, according to a new study issued Monday by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and National Chamber Foundation.

Last year, North Dakota’s economic development efforts produced 7,850 net new jobs, and North Dakota exports grew 27 percent over the previous year to $1.5 billion, the study stated. Continue reading…