RIPEC estimates Q1 2.9% GDP growth, expects 2% growth in Q2

THE CURRENT ECONOMIC INDICATOR, produced by the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council and Bryant University's Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies, estimates that Rhode Island's economy expanded at an annual rate of 2.9 percent in the first quarter, four times as fast as the U.S. economy for the same period.
THE CURRENT ECONOMIC INDICATOR, produced by the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council and Bryant University's Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies, estimates that Rhode Island's economy expanded at an annual rate of 2.9 percent in the first quarter, four times as fast as the U.S. economy for the same period./COURTESY RIPEC AND THE CENTER FOR GLOBAL AND REGIONAL ECONOMIC STUDIES
PROVIDENCE – The Current Economic Indicator report for the first quarter of 2017 showed signs of continued improvement for the Rhode Island economy. The joint report from the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council and the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University shows several positive gains for Rhode Island, including a projected…

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