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Emporia State Economic Index shows increase in GDP

The September installment of the Emporia State Economic Index shows that Kansas gross domestic product increased 2.35 percent from September 2016 to September 2017.
 
Dr. Marc Anthony Fusaro, director of the Center for Business and Economics Development in the ESU School of Business says they estimate adequate growth in Kansas of 2.5 percent at an annualized rate since March. Dr. Fusaro was a guest on the On Air Chat Wednesday and provided details on the latest numbers, showing August to September growth at an annualized rate of 1.35 percent growth.
 
 
 
Dr. Fusaro says the Kansas economy continues to be middle-of-the-pack, with Colorado, Nebraska and Iowa performing better and Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri below. For more information on the ESU Economic Indicator, visit emporia.edu/esei.