Journal Article

The economic performance of the New England States in 2002: an overview

Abstract: Following a weak performance in 2001, New England's economy continued to struggle throughout 2002. The region faced faltering employment levels, rising unemployment, and escalating consumer prices. Economic uncertainty was reflected in dwindling consumer confidence. Despite a rather gloomy labor market, New England's residential real estate and export markets flourished.

Keywords: Economic conditions - Vermont; Economic conditions - New Hampshire; Economic conditions - New England; Economic conditions - Maine; Economic conditions - Massachusetts; Economic conditions - Rhode Island; Economic conditions - Connecticut;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Part of Series: New England Economic Indicators

Publication Date: 2003

Pages: i-xiii