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Economist: Health, education key to growth

by Associated Press Published: October 24,2011

Tags: economic growth, economist, economy, education, health, healthcare, higher education, State Economist

JACKSON — For long-term economic gain, Mississippi needs a culture change that encourages people to put greater value on their own health and education, according to state economist Darrin Webb. He spoke in Jackson at the annual conference of the Mississippi Economic Policy Center, a group that advocates public policies to help people with low […] [...]

Webb replaces Pepper at IHL

Dr. Darrin Webb, a senior economist at the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) for nearly 15 years, has been selected as the new State Economist. He assumes the position immediately from Dr. Phil Pepper, who retired at the end of June. In his years at IHL, Webb has worked closely with the Revenue Estimating […] [...]

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