Rhode Island economy ‘deteriorated noticeably’ in April, URI professor says

The Providence Journal on Jun 12, 2016

Rhode Island economy ‘deteriorated noticeably’ in April, URI professor says

Rhode Island’s economy “deteriorated noticeably” in April and its performance in March was weaker than first reported, according to the monthly Current Conditions Index compiled by University of Rhode Island Prof. Leonard Lardaro.

“However, it is far too early at this point to contemplate the dreaded ‘R’ word,” said Lardaro, referring to recession.