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Economist Answers The Question About When Job Growth Will Occur In Lafayette Area

Economist Loren Scott said the Lafayette area will lose about 800 jobs in 2018, but should experience a recovery in 2019 with the addition of 1,600 jobs.
Scott made his 14th annual Louisiana Economic Output report to One Acadiana in Lafayette on Thursday morning.
“Louisiana is finally emerging from a 20-month recession due to a dramatic downturn in the state’s oil patch,” the report states.

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