Charlottesville city councilors and Albemarle County supervisors were

briefed on Wednesday April 11

on the results of a targeted industry study commissioned by the

Thomas Jefferson Partnership for Economic Development


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Sharon Younger, the consultant who conducted the $150,000 study, said both communities should focus on industries that provide high-paying wages while creating other support jobs.  Younger estimated that every new job created in the

businesses and financial services sector

would create an additional 9.3 support jobs.

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Sharon Younger

, Younger Associates


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