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Monday, Nov. 2, 2020
First, like elsewhere in the economy, many of its sectors were shut down or at significantly reduced operations due to the shelter-in-place orders mandated by the governor. Secondly, job losses were magnified in the MSA by the fact that this is a large gaming market with over 4,800 employees.
Monday, Oct. 7, 2019
The good news is that after about eight years of losses, we see the Shreveport-Bossier MSA on an expansion path over the next two years. The not-so-great news is we see this trend being modest at best. We are projecting the Shreveport-Bossier MSA will add about 300 jobs a year over 2020-21, a growth rate of about 0.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Mark Twain said never to let the truth get in the way of a good story. As someone who deals in the currency of truth – numbers – and who also prides himself on being an above average storyteller, I am happy to report that that there is a good story to tell in North Louisiana, and it’s all about the numbers.

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