States With the Fastest and Slowest Growing Economies

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10. Michigan
> 3-year GDP growth: +2.7%
> Q2 2017 GDP growth: +5.5% (tied — 4th largest increase)
> Fastest growing industry: Management of companies and enterprises
> Fastest shrinking industry: Mining
> 3-year employment growth: +6.7% (14th largest increase)

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9. Colorado
> 3-year GDP growth: +2.8%
> Q2 2017 GDP growth: +3.8% (tied — 10th largest increase)
> Fastest growing industry: Retail
> Fastest shrinking industry: Transportation and warehousing
> 3-year employment growth: +8.1% (6th largest increase)

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8. Massachusetts
> 3-year GDP growth: +2.9%
> Q2 2017 GDP growth: +2.0% (tied — 11th smallest increase)
> Fastest growing industry: Mining
> Fastest shrinking industry: Nondurable goods manufacturing
> 3-year employment growth: +5.5% (18th largest increase)

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7. Georgia
> 3-year GDP growth: +2.9%
> Q2 2017 GDP growth: +3.0% (tied — 17th largest increase)
> Fastest growing industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting
> Fastest shrinking industry: Finance and insurance
> 3-year employment growth: +6.6% (15th largest increase)

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6. Idaho
> 3-year GDP growth: +3.0%
> Q2 2017 GDP growth: +2.7% (tied — 23rd largest increase)
> Fastest growing industry: Arts, entertainment, and recreation
> Fastest shrinking industry: Mining
> 3-year employment growth: +8.1% (5th largest increase)