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New York-New Jersey Region’s Job Growth to Continue on 1999, but Risks Have Risen

December 1998Volume 4, Number 14
JEL classification: R10, R11

Authors: James Orr and Rae D. Rosen

Employment growth in the New York-New Jersey region in 1998 is likely to match the previous year's pace of 1.7percent, or 200,000 new jobs. Growth will continue in 1999, but it will slow modestly, to about 1.2percent, or 145,000 new jobs.

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