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Do you remember Idaho’s unemployment rate just as the recession was being noticed? It was three percent.
The National Bureau of Economic Research said the great recession started in December 2007 and ended in June 2009.
Since those declarations, Idaho’s unemployment rate climbed to its peak of 8.8 percent in August 2010. By August 2011 it had dropped to 8.4 percent, and by August 2012 it was down to 7 percent.