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N.H. Economic News Roundup: Tight Labor Market, Oil Prices, & Housing

Allegra Boverman
Rochester, NH

It's been fifteen years since the state's unemployment rate was down this far - at 2.7%: good news, but there's concern a tight labor market makes it tough for employers to find workers.  We'll look at that, as well as improvements in the housing market, especially for sellers, and the local impact of global turmoil.


  • Jeff Feingold, editor of New Hampshire Business Review
  • Steve Norton, executive director of the New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies
  • Russ Thibeault, president of Applied Economic Research, an economic and real estate consulting firm in Laconia, the report’s other co-author
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