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September 2009

Employment growth in the Kansas City, MO-KS, Metropolitan Statistical Area

Jacqueline Michael-Midkiff, Linda Nickisch, Cassandra Yocum

From 1990 to 2007, there was a substantial narrowing of the gap between the higher level of employment on the Missouri side of the Kansas City Metropolitan Statistical Area and the lower level of employment on the Kansas side; leading the shift was robust growth in Johnson County combined with slow growth in Jackson County.

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