Borderplex Economic Outlook: 2006 - 2008

A wide variety of measures such as real output, retail receipts, and personal incomes show how the borderplex economy continues to expand (Table 1). Although employment growth is expected to subside, local labor market strength will be sufficiently robust to hold the El Paso unemployment rate well below its 32-year average of greater than 10 percent. Similarly, even though residential construction activity is expected to moderate slightly, overall housing activity is projected to remain high by historical standards.

Provided by: Munich Personal Repec Archive Topic: CXO Date Added: Apr 2011 Format: PDF

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