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San Diego jobs to grow next year, but not fast enough

Fastest growth in six years is not fast enough to quickly revive economy, Nat'l University says

Dean Calbreath, SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE

Thursday, December 15, 2011

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If the institute's predictions are right, the job growth will barely put a dent in the unemployment rate. The institute projects that the jobless rate will decline from an average of 10 percent this year to 9.8 percent next year.
"Employment gains will be nearly matched by increases in the total labor force," wrote economist Kelly Cunningham, who compiled the forecast.