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Economic Briefing – December 2012

Nevada’s seemingly endless stream of mixed economic news continued through October. Most notably, the state economy reported 5,100 new jobs from the same period one year ago and the unemployment rate fell to...
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Economic Briefing – November 2012

From an economic perspective, September represented notable gains in a few key statistics. While there are a number of encouraging signs that a sustained recovery is taking hold, Nevada continues to report a...
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Economic Briefing – October 2012

Clark County accounts for 71.2 percent of Nevada’s population; Washoe County for an additional 15.3 percent. With the state’s two most populous counties combining for 87 percent of the state’s population...
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Economic Briefing – September 2012

Oddly, Nevada’s economic recovery has taken on a new form during the past few months. The unemployment rate, which had been declining consistently, ticked up; and, the housing market, which has lagged the...
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Economic Briefing – August 2012

Economic indicators can take any number of shapes and sizes. Some, like the unemployment rate, get an inordinate amount of attention in comparison to their relative importance while others, like business...