New England Economy http://wamc.org en Forecast Sees Slow Economic Growth in New England http://wamc.org/post/forecast-sees-slow-economic-growth-new-england <p>A new report predicts continued sluggish economic growth in New England and cautions that most states in the region will not return to pre-recession employment levels until 2015.<br><br>The four-year forecast released Wednesday by the New England Economic Partnership says Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont will have the strongest economies in the six-state region, while Rhode Island will continue to experience the highest unemployment.<br><br>The economists said Maine and Connecticut will also struggle to reach pre-recession jobs levels before the end of 2016.<br> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 22:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 53375 at http://wamc.org Forecast Sees Slow Economic Growth in New England