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Tech assumes greater local role in Capital Region

Report: Sector now has more jobs, bigger incomes

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The Capital Region’s technology sector is a growing percentage of the economy, and its jobs have a disproportionate economic impact, according to a new report by the Brookings Institution.

The research institution found that the percentage of so-called STEM jobs in the region rose from 18.4 percent in 2007 to 21.2 percent in 2011.

Nationally, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy region ranks 30th among metropolitan areas in the concentration of STEM-related jobs, according to the report.

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