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Friday, June 06, 2008

PA lags behind US economy again

The latest state GDP report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that, despite a national slowdown, Pennsylvania's economy continues to lag behind the rest of the nation. PA's economy grew by 1.6% in 2007, compared to 2.0% for the entire US. This seemingly small difference represents $2 billion, or about $650 per family of 4. Here are some reasons why.

More details in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story.

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