South Mountain Economics is the leader in identifying, tracking, and analyzing emerging occupations and emerging industries. We combine government data with proprietary data analytics to present a compelling picture of current growth and future trends.
June 2014: “London: Digital City On the Rise”
January 2014: New York Times Op-Ed: “New York, the Silicon City”
Writing in the New York Times, Dr. Michael Mandel of South Mountain Economics shows how tech/info growth has been a positive force in New York City, helping minorities and the outlying boroughs.
On September 30, 2013, the Bloomberg Technology Summit released a new report by South Mountain Economics. The report, “Building A Digital City,” documents how the growing tech/information sector helped New York City outperform both the national economy and the surrounding suburbs.
South Mountain Economics LLC cited in new White House broadband report
On June 14, 2013 the White House released “Four Years of Broadband Growth.” The report prominently credits South Mountain Economics research showing that the App Economy is responsible for “creating more than 500,000 U.S. jobs since 2007.”
South Mountain Economics: Expertise in emerging occupations and emerging industries.
We operate globally. For example, we are now engaged in identifying and estimating emerging occupations in the United Kingdom.
South Mountain Economics was founded in 2010 by Dr. Michael Mandel, with 25 years experience in studying emerging occupations and industries (see the Bios page).