This page is no longer being updated. For ongoing coverage of this topic, go to New Hampshire Public Radio‘s website.New Hampshire may have weathered the recession relatively well, but as other states’ economies are growing, New Hampshire’s is slowing down. That’s because the workforce is aging; in-migration is at an all-time low; and capital investment is down, too. That’s the word from the Center For Public Policy Studies’ “Headwinds” report, detailed below.
Nevertheless, a thriving community of tech companies are growing in Manchester’s “Silicon Millyard,” and near Dartmouth and U.N.H. As these companies face increasing competition for software developers and other in-demand skills, they have to work ever-harder to recruit young talent.