West Virginia's Growth Lagging Behind Rest of Nation

Vekshin, Alison
January 2002
Bond Buyer;1/10/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31301, p29
Trade Publication
Focuses on the economic conditions of West Virginia. Comparison of the growth of real gross state product with other states of the U.S.; Percentage increase in jobs between 1990 and 2000; Median household income in the state in 2000.


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