A New Normal?: N.H.'s Post-Recession Economy

Jan 14, 2015

Although the state has regained all the jobs it lost in the Great Recession, many are said to be part-time or lower paying.   Still, the U.S. economy seems to be on a roll, and optimism appears to be taking hold. We’re looking at who’s faring well and why in the Granite State, and who’s been left behind.

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  • Ledger-Transcript story on Monadnock's business outlook: "While omens for a strong 2015 are good, it’s not clear if this economic momentum means we’re out of the hangover of the recession just yet, especially in the Monadnock region."
  • Emily Corwin's story on the Seacoast job outlook: "According to a report published by New Hampshire’s Economic Security Agency earlier this week, jobs in the Portsmouth/Salem region are predicted to grow 14.7 percent over the next 10 years –faster than anywhere else in the state."
  • Bob Sander's NHBR article, "A New Normal," looks at N.H.'s post-recession economy: 'We are back from where we were,” summed up Annette Nielsen, an economist with the state Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau at the New Hampshire Employment Security. “But the economy looks different.”'

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