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Economist in SLO: ‘odd recovery,’ but economy ‘on fire’

By   /  Friday, November 5th, 2021  /  Central Coast, Latest news, middle, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Economist in SLO: ‘odd recovery,’ but economy ‘on fire’

History shows that natural disasters have had “little” long-term economic impact, according Chris Thornberg, an economist who spoke at the annual Central Coast Economic Forecast on Nov. 5 in San Luis Obispo. In spring 2020, the United States economy abruptly came to a sudden halt as public health officials issued restrictions, such as stay-at-home orders Read More →

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Experts predict slow job growth for SLO

By   /  Friday, June 8th, 2012  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Experts predict slow job growth for SLO

Economist Chris Thornberg said tourism and consumer spending are driving San Luis Obispo County’s recovery. But don’t expect large jobs gains for at least the next two years. Speaking at the Central Coast Economic Forecast in Paso Robles on June 7, the Beacon Economics founding partner said he expects the county’s total employment to be Read More →