WPR News
12:14 pm
Thu January 22, 2004

Economist Says Wyoming Should Have A Good Year

Laramie, Wy –
An economist who studies the economies of the mountain west region is praising efforts by some Wyoming leaders to put more money into economic development efforts. Ernie Goss is a economist with Creighton University who says Wyoming's economy is currently doing better then most states in the region. But he agrees with those in the Cowboy state who think more money and effort needs to be put into diversifying the economy.Goss says Wyoming's job growth has been gangbusters, but he expects that to slow down quite a bit in 2004.