Economy Articles

September 12, 2022 | Posted in Economy
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MARC NEWS RELEASE: Community organizations partner to bring affordable, reliable high-speed internet to regional residents  

September 1, 2022 | Posted in Economy
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July saw a sizable expansion of employment in the Kansas City region.

August 4, 2022 | Posted in Economy
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June’s employment situation in Kansas City continued to flash signs of a slowing regional economy. Employment growth has remained largely flat since December 2021 and more recently there are indications of a slight decline.

July 21, 2022 | Posted in Economy
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Employment has largely remained flat since Dec 2021. Seasonally adjusted employment decreased in May 2022 by 500 jobs, largely offsetting the gains from March to April.

June 2, 2022 | Posted in Economy
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In April, seasonally adjusted employment increased by 1,500 jobs, offsetting some of the losses from last month (2,400 jobs). The Kansas City economy has now recovered 82% of the 139,300 jobs lost from the recession.

May 5, 2022 | Posted in Economy
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The Kansas City economy has recovered 80% of the 139,300 jobs lost from the recession. The Kansas City metropolitan economy needs to recover another 27,200 jobs to return to the pre-pandemic peak level of employment.

December 13, 2021 | Posted in Economy
Greater KC Workforce and Education Summit

The 11th Annual Greater KC Workforce and Education Summit was held on Dec. 7 and drew more than 150 participants to the virtual program.

December 10, 2021 | Posted in Economy
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Given the depth of the recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the region’s economic recovery has exceeded expectations and is now moving into the expansion phase, according to Frank Lenk, MARC’s director of Research Services.

October 5, 2021 | Posted in Economy
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WYCO WORKS offers free services in wake of COVID-19 recession

September 3, 2021 | Posted in Economy
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The monthly Workforce Indicators newsletter delivers current information on seasonally adjusted employment and unemployment and hiring trends by industry for the Kansas City region.