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November 2007, Vol. 130, No. 11
The U.S. economy to 2016: slower growth as boomers begin to retire
Betty W. Su
Economist, Division of Industry Employment Projections, Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Real GDP growth is expected to average 2.8 percent a year over the next decade, less than its previous 10-year trend, while productivity growth is expected to slow as well; continued increases in defense spending and strong foreign markets also characterize the outlook for the coming decade.
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