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New York-New Jersey Job Expansion to Continue in 2000
April 2000 Volume 6, Number 5
JEL classification: R10, R11

Authors: James Orr and Rae D. Rosen

Employment growth in the New York-New Jersey region in 2000 is expected to reach 1.8 percent, or 290,000 new jobs—continuing a seven-year expansion trend. However, some moderation in the growth in the national economy over the second half of 2000 may slow the region's job growth and prevent it from matching last year's rate.

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