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Growing... but slowing? : an overview of New England's economic performance in 2006

  • Tom DeCoff
  • Jessamyn Fleming
  • Nelson Gerew
  • Joanna Helou
  • Erin Langlois
  • Matthew Nagowski
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    New England’s economic performance was somewhat mixed during 2006. On one hand, all six states added jobs over the course of the year, and the region’s unemployment rate remained steady. The region as a whole picked up jobs in nearly all major industries. Export values and income and wages also increased. One the other hand, much of the economic growth experienced by the region was slower than that seen in the nation as a whole. Although the unemployment rate did not go up for the region, the nation saw joblessness decrease. Moreover, real estate markets, though weak nationwide, were even weaker in the region.

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    Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Boston in its journal New England Economic Indicators.

    Volume (Year): (2007)
    Issue (Month): Jun ()
    Pages: 2-14

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    Handle: RePEc:fip:fedbni:y:2007:i:jun:p:2-14
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