Brookings Mountain West
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Data for the second quarter of 2012 reveal that the large metropolitan areas of the Mountain region were undergoing some of both the strongest and weakest economic recoveries in the nation—even as the pace of recovery across the region as a whole slackened. The result is a new geography. Crash-blasted Boise and Phoenix, along with Utah’s metropolitan areas, are now recovering relatively strongly while Colorado’s metropolitan areas and Albuquerque, Las Vegas, and Tucson struggle.
Economic development, Housing – Prices, Metropolitan areas – Economic aspects, Recessions, Southwest; Unemployment
Demography, Population, and Ecology | Economic Policy | Economics | Growth and Development | Quantitative, Qualitative, Comparative, and Historical Methodologies | Work, Economy and Organizations
Mountain Monitor-2nd Quarter 2012.
Available at: https://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/mtnwest_monitor/12
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