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Missouri Economy Indicators, Vol. 5, Issue 03: Community Engagement & Entrepren…

Nationally, 26% of respondents cited helping their community as very important. This sentiment was echoed by 22% of Missouri business owners.

Missouri Economy Indicators, Vol. 5, Issue 02: Childcare Trends – Jan. 29, 2024…

In 2024, Missouri had 17 fewer registered childcare facilities than in the previous year yet served an additional 378 children.

Missouri Economy Indicators, Vol. 5, Issue 01: Gross Domestic Product Trends – …

In 2022, Missouri stood 21st in the nation with a $397 billion economy. Following a 4.6% increase in 2021, Missouri’s real GDP increased 2.0% between 2021 and 2022.

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