"The worst thing that happens to you may be the best thing for you if you don't let it get the best of you."
"The nation is prosperous on the whole, but how much prosperity is there in a hole?"
"An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's."
We'll be joined by Washington State Regional Labor Economist Scott Bailey today. I'd say his guess is much better than anyone else's about how our area has fared over the years and where it's likely to go in the future. Here's a link to some of the lively articles he's written over the years at Workforce Explorer.