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Unformatted text preview: , respectively, from 2001-2010. The losses suffered by states and MSAs persisted into 2010. Arizona experienced the greatest percentage decrease in employment, 2.1%, while the rest of the western region fell between 0.4% and 1.5%. As these states began their anemic recovery along with the rest of the nation, every state, with the exception of Wyoming, enjoyed positive GDP growth from 2009 to 2010. While Wyoming’s state GDP fell 0.3%, Kansas and Nebraska grew 2.1% and 1.9%, respectively. New Mexico and Utah followed close behind with 1.7% growth each, while Colorado lagged slightly, at 1.4%. In 2009, Colorado’s $47,868 average annual earnings surpassed all others in the region, including Arizona, at $43,299. Boulder and Denver have maintained their top place, with above-average annual pay levels exceeding $50,000. This is far more than other MSAs in the region, which fall within the $39,000-$45,000 range. < REGIOnAL STATES REGIONAL STATES States Colorado Arizona Kansas Montana Neb...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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