A review of Colorado’s economy in the first quarter of this year shows unemployment down and wages and personal income up.
University of Colorado economists say the state economy is growing faster than expected.
A University of Colorado economist forecasts the state will keep adding a wide array of jobs in 2013, putting it in position to be among the top 10 states for job growth next year.
University of Colorado economists say the state’s job growth rate is at about 1.6 percent midway through the year, which would put the state on a pace to add about 35,000 jobs in 2012.
University of Colorado economists expect more jobs to be created in Colorado in the new year, including the first gains in the construction industry in four years.
Colorado economists say the state’s job prospects may be doing better than people think.