As Its Economy Shifts, Nebraska Looks for a Way Forward

Monday, September 26, 2016

With an unemployment rate hovering around 3 percent and solid economic growth in a number of key areas, Nebraska’s policymakers have good reason to keep an eye on how resources targeted at job creation get utilized.

Nathan Kauffman, an assistant vice president and Omaha branch executive with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, last month gave a largely positive analysis of the Cornhusker State’s economic footing, specifically pointing out that real estate is doing well, labor participation is among the highest in the nation and wages are on the rise.

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Category: Economy

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