As Keynes famously said, “in the long run we are all dead,” nevertheless every so often it is helpful to look at long-term economic and demographic trends. Most of the press and pundit discussion of economic conditions focus narrowly on changes in daily, weekly and monthly economic indicators. but, it is long-term trends that reveal the underlying strength and weakness of an economy.
Utah’s long run economic performance has been stellar. No other state has consistently ranked among the top five in the rate of employment growth over the past 60 years. Whatever starting year one chooses Utah will rank among the top five states in employment growth.
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