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Washington D.C., Area Consortium — Universities Support Almost 200,000 Jobs in Region

June 13, 2011 Comments off

Washington D.C., Area Consortium Universities Support Almost 200,000 Jobs in Region (PDF)
Source: Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area

Washington, D.C., area universities are a major source of jobs and income in the region, with an economic impact as critical as that of the hospitality industry, according to a study authored by Stephen S. Fuller, director of the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University and summarized in the Consortium’s new publication CAPITAL ASSETS Economic Impact and Beyond. Consortium-member universities, the largest private employers in the District, add $11.3 billion to the regional economy each year.

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