Current Event with The multiplier effect

Current Event with The multiplier effect.

Using news sources, search for recent examples of major investments in a local or regional economy of interest. These might involve the establishment of a new facility or the announcement of investment in an existing facility. Examine the stories carefully. Answer the following questions:

  • How many jobs are seen to be directly associated with the investment?
  • How many jobs will be created beyond those directly associated with the facility?
  • Using these figures, you can estimate the multiplier associated with each investment, what is the multiplier?
  • How do the multipliers compare between different cases of investment?