TITLE

State unemployment reaches 23-year high

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);9/29/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 39, Special section p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that unemployment in Nevada has reached a 23-year high of 7.1% in August 2008 or an increase of 0.5% from July, according to the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR). Bill Anderson, chief economist at DETR, says that housing collapse, the credit crisis and high energy costs contributed to the economic downturn. The impact of the housing market problem on commercial development is mentioned.
ACCESSION #
35015683

 

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