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Economist Optimistic Despite Slight Rise In Unemployment

Posted: Sunday, April 3rd, 2011 at 6:29 am
Author: KNIA/KLRS News-Shaylon Cochran

Despite a slight increase in unemployment in Marion County over the last few months, the rate has remained relatively flat over the past year. That’s about the best we can hope for right now, says Central College Associate Economics Professor Brian Peterson. He says he’s most interested in seeing how quickly the the rising employment rate nationally will trickle down to the local level.