Oklahoma Job Growth has Lagged in Recent Years, but some Industries have Thrived

By Chad Wilkerson and Courtney Shupert
September 05, 2019

This edition of the Oklahoma Economist examines why Oklahoma job growth has lagged the nation the past six years and while a number of industries have shed jobs, some industries in the state have grown considerably.


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