Occupational Outlook Handbook by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics
NBER Links to Other Resources for Economists - Sources from the National Bureau of Economic Research which may be of interest to economists.
Kinder Institute Houston Area Survey - the site of the longest continuous survey of the Houston Region and possibly the longest continuous survey of any city in the world. The survey has tracked the demographic and economic changes in the region and includes results for education, crime, economic outlooks, health care, taxation, community services, discrimination, immigration, interethnic relationships, abortion and homosexuality, the environment, land-use control, and transportation.
The results of the KPMG Global Construction Survey from 2012.
The 2010 Construction Industry Outlook posted by the Lighting Controls Association.
Solving the Construction Industry Work Force Crisis: IDEAS FOR ACTION Engineering News-Record's white paper following a 2006 gathering of leaders from across all industry sectors to propose specific actions that could be taken by both public and private sector entities to solve the upcoming skilled workforce shortage.