Dian works as a data journalist with Hanley Wood's data studio team. Her job includes integrating Metrostudy's research with Hanley Wood's media contents. She graduated from Boston University with a master degree in Business & Economics Journalism.
Construction is among the leading industries that contributed to the 3.9% increase in U.S. economic growth in the second quarter of 2015, according to a release Thursday by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
The median hourly wage for workers in the residential construction industry rose 1.41% in 2014, while an additional 5.42% of the workforce was added to the sector, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Single-family housing starts will be up 10 to 11% this year, and up 12% next year, said Metrostudy chief economist Brad Hunter on Bloomberg Radio’s Taking Stock with Michael McKee and Kathleen Hays this past Tuesday.