Lardaro: R.I. economy is being left behind

DESPITE AN EXPANSIONARY reading of 58 for January for the Current Conditions Index, Rhode Island's economy is still languishing, according to URI economist Leonard Lardaro. / COURTESY LEONARD LARDARO
DESPITE AN EXPANSIONARY reading of 58 for January for the Current Conditions Index, Rhode Island's economy is still languishing, according to URI economist Leonard Lardaro. / COURTESY LEONARD LARDARO
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Rhode Island is finding itself left behind an accelerating national economy according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro’s Current Conditions Index. The CCI index tracks the state’s economic performance using a dozen national and local economic indicators. A number greater than 50 signifies economic expansion, while a value of less…

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