Impacts of a project that lasts less than 1 year

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    DougO
    You are correct. Employment is based on annual output per worker. If a worker on average produces 100,000 per year, it would take 4 workers to do it in 3 months. For the indirect and induced effects there may be other considerations. Supplying industries work with overall demand of which this one project is just a part. I would suspect that they would hire employees on a more permanent (annual) basis using demand projections and inventory to even things out. In either case 1 annual job = 4 three month jobs.
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    cathythomas
    Thanks Doug. Would you say that the 62 total jobs would be overstated? Do you have any suggestions on how to handle the indirect and induced jobs for a project like this? Thanks! cathy
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    DougO
    I think I would tell it as a story: An $x million construction project that employs 27 workers for 3 months and pays $y million in wages, supports an additional 8.8 (15.5-6.7) annual average jobs paying $z within the local region.
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