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Economic Growth Institute  |  2020

Understanding the Middle-Skill Workforce in the Connected & Automated Vehicle Sector

Economic Growth Institute completes study: Understanding the Middle-Skill Workforce in the Connected & Automated Vehicle Sector

The Economic Growth Institute was funded by American Center for Mobility and Ralph Wilson Foundation to research the emerging workforce skills and related gaps for connected and automated vehicles (CAVs). This research report explores the workforce supporting CAVs in Southeast Michigan, specifically looking at the development and evolution of middle-skill jobs. Middle-skill jobs are classified as jobs that require more skills and experience than a high school education provides, but less than a four-year degree. Within the CAV sector technicians comprise the majority of middle-skill jobs, and the bulk of this research report explores the workforce supporting CAVs in Southeast Michigan.

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