Oakland County’s economy continues to grow


The tempo of Oakland County’s job growth moderated in 2017, but that slow down appears to represent a “temporary hiccup” before it picks up to a more robust pace similar to 2015 and 2016.

Job growth for the next three years is forecast to average 1.9 percent per year or an increase of more than 42,000 jobs from 2018 to 2020, said University of Michigan economists.

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