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Chicagoland Economy Continues to Lag

By Paul TooherNearly all of the nation’s 363 metropolitan areas, including Chicagoland, are expected to see real economic growth in 2014, according to a new report issued by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.But the jobless rate in the Windy City will continue to exceed the national average through 2014, according to the mayors’ report.The study, conducted for the mayors’ organization in conjunction with IHS Global Insight, forecasts that real gross domestic product would grow nationally by 2.7 percent in 2014 and 3.2 percent in 2015, up from 1.9 percent in 2013.In the Chicago metro region, however, the gross metropolitan product rate grew at only 1.6 percent in 2013 and is expected to climb 2.2 percent this year.Chicago ranked 126th out o

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