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Unformatted text preview: -0.1 1.5 1.2 0.7 1.9 0.2 -0.4 Sources: Bureau of Economic Analysis and Bureau of Labor Statistics (CES, QCEW, and LAUS data). 111 2012 Colorado Business Economic Outlook Around the State Boulder County L Boulder County’s diverse economy is supported by a world-class research university, several major federal labs, a well-educated and highly skilled workforce, visionary entrepreneurs, an awardwinning quality of life, and a high concentration of businesses in a number of emerging industries. This diversity has buffered the effects of the recession and contributed to the area’s economic recovery. While Boulder County’s overall economy is expected to continue to improve in 2012, any significant reduction in federal research funding would have a negative impact, affecting federally funded research facilities, universities, numerous businesses developing and refining new technology through federal research contracts, and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants and other funding programs. Population, Employment, and Wages Boulder C...
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