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A new report is offering a snapshot of how Kentucky’s economy has fared since the end of the national recession. 

In a report prepared for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, University of Louisville Economics Professor Paul Coomes says the Bluegrass State now has 20,000 jobs above it's pre-recession peak. 

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Kentucky has achieved a milestone of economic health with statewide employment levels back up above the peak levels of 2007 and 2008, which were before the recession. That’s according to a new study by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

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A new Kentucky Chamber of Commerce report shows the Commonwealth doing better than the country in some areas of economic recovery since the 2007 recession.

The report uses wage and employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, via Facebook

A new report from the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce finds the commonwealth has added a lower percentage of jobs than the United States as a whole in the years following the most recent recession.

The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has released a report detailing the state’s economic recovery following the 2007 recession.

The study, conducted by the Chamber’s Senior Economic Advisor Dr. Paul Coomes, looks at data from local fiscal reports and federal databases covering wage and salary growth, job growth and housing market indicators.