Wage and salary employment recorded the largest increase since 1966, despite a jobless rate of 7 percent. ... Inflation has been severe, with the consumer price index up 5.8 percent in 1973 and expected to rise by 6.1 percent in 1974. ... The State predicts for 1974 a slow growth in tourism and a good year for construction if material and fuel shortages are not ... a slowdown in growth in Kentucky economic activity, but not a decline, reports the Kentucky Council of Economic Advisors.
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