CU’s SC impact generates Upstate jobs
A new study finds that Clemson University generated about $1.9 billion in economic output for South Carolina last year and its activities accounted for nearly 25 thousand jobs. The Regional Economics Analysis Laboratory at Clemson’s Thurmond Institute conducted the study. In the tri-county region of Oconee, Anderson and Pickens, Clemson’s economic output was nearly $897 million. It generated 13, 315 jobs and disposable income of $587 million. Local governments netted $65.6 million in revenue.