We're always skeptical of economic claims from the so-called "paper of record" because they've been consistently WRONG on most economic issues since the 90s.
Here's their latest prediction along with an attempt to hedge their bets with this sketchy local think tank report that's mercifully hidden behind the paywall . . . Take a look:
The Kansas City economy has rebounded quicker than expected but experts predict it will be years before the region regains the thousands of jobs lost during this year's coronavirus pandemic. So far, the metro has regained more than half the 125,700 jobs lost at the height of economic lockdowns, according to an analysis from Frank Lenk, an economist at the Mid-America Regional Council.