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By Tim Leeds 

Hill County economic growth expected for near future

Economist at seminar predicts a few more years of above-trend growth before returning to more normal trends

 

Last updated 3/17/2022 at 11:46am

Havre Daily News/Tim Leeds

Bureau of Business and Economic Research Executive Director Patrick Barkey discusses Hill County's economy during the bureau's Economic Outlook Seminar 2022 Wednesday in Hensler Auditorium in Montana State University-Northern's Applied Technology Center.

Watch for more on the economic seminar in upcoming editions of Havre Daily News.

An economist said Wednesday he expects Hill County to continue to see a little higher growth for a couple more years than the trend has been as recovery from the pandemic continues.

Bureau of Business and Economic Research Executive Director Patrick Barkey said Wednesday that this region has seen a little less robust recovery in some economic sectors from the pandemic than some other parts of the state, but it also saw less of a loss early in the pandemic than some areas.

That stronger-than-trend growth shou...



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