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Fall 1999


In the midst of continuing economic growth, we are seeing signs of a possible future slowdown in the Commonwealth’s economy. June’s Leading Economic Index for Massachusetts was down nearly a percentage point from its May level, and consumer confidence fell moderately in the same month. In the labor market, there is evidence that inflationary pressures may be building.


Published in MassBenchmarks, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 4-9:


University of Massachusetts

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