Moderate growth seen for Nebraska in early 2017

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Nebraska could experience moderate economic growth during the first three months of 2017, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research reported today.

The state’s leading economic indicator rose by 1.14 percent in September, said economist Eric Thompson, the bureau’s director.

“The September increase is a positive sign for economic growth in 2017,” Thompson said. “The solid increase in the indicator suggests that growth will be moderate, rather than slow, during the first quarter of 2017.”

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