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Anemic job growth predicted

Crowd told state’s 2012 labor force smaller than in 2011

Posted: February 9, 2013 at 3:24 a.m.

J.B. Hunt’s John Roberts III (from left), Adolfo Laurenti of Mesirow Financial, Christopher Waller of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and University of Arkansas economist Kathy Deck discuss economics Friday.

J.B. Hunt’s John Roberts III (from left), Adolfo Laurenti of Mesirow Financial, Christopher Waller of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and University of Arkansas economist Kathy Deck discuss economics Friday.

The Arkansas economy is going to limp along until the state sees steady job growth, a University of Arkansas economist told more than 700 people gathered Friday for UA’s Business Forecast lunch.

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Business, Pages 27 on 02/09/2013

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