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Understanding the Economy: State-by-State Snapshot (April Data)

May 21 2010

May 2010 (based on April Data)

The U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee released the May installment of its Understanding the Economy: State-by-State Snapshots series,  which provides easy access to the major economic indicators in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the areas of jobs, unemployment, personal earnings and housing.

Key economic statistics for each state include:

•    Jobs created or lost since the start of the recession;
•    Jobs saved or created by the Recovery Act;
•    Unemployment rates;
•    Per capita earnings; and,
•    The condition of the housing sector.

A link to each state’s report follows:


The Joint Economic Committee, established under the Employment Act of 1946, was created by Congress to review economic conditions and to analyze the effectiveness of economic policy.

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