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by Kevin Schofield

The “long read” this weekend is from the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council report last week about how the economic recovery is developing at the national and local levels. In short: “It’s complicated.”

There is no metric that gives us a perfect picture of the economy; it is a very multifaceted being. Economists often start with a look at industrial production, employment, and consumer confidence, and the report definitely does them, but it also offers interesting, insightful graphs on several other metrics, including personal income, home prices, oil prices, and inflation.

Continue reading Weekend Long Read: Report on Economic Progress

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