St. Louis Economy Ranks Low Globally

In this long, slow recession and recovery, St. Louis’ economy has largely performed in the middle of the pack among its peers in the United States. But more and more, it’s a global economy, and middle of the pack in the U.S. means lagging faster-growing cities overseas.

Those are the findings of a new study out today by the Brookings Institution, which measured the performance of the world’s 300 biggest metro economies over the past few years, and found St. Louis toward the back of the pack.

Read more on St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


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