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Despite Lull, Pittsburgh Poised To Grow Faster according to our Media Partner Pittsburgh Today
 
 
 
 
Greater Pittsburgh’s economy is in a precarious situation to start 2017. The seven-county region’s unemployment rate rose sharply through the second half of 2015, nearing 6 percent—a level not seen since 2014 when the recovery was just gaining real momentum. Prior to the 2008–09 recession, Pittsburgh’s unemployment rate mirrored national trends for 20 years. So the current divergence for the worse suggests that Pittsburgh’s employers and employees alike may find the coming year difficult in terms of advancing toward new economic goals.
 
To read more about Pittsburgh's economic outlook in 2017, click here.
 
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