Low oil prices are good for 42 states — and bad for the other eight

Posted on AllSides December 23rd, 2014
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How will the big plunge in oil prices affect the US economy? Stephen Brown, an economist at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, offers a simple map breaking things down. On the whole, cheap oil is expected to boost economic activity in 42 states (in green and yellow) while hurting it in the remaining 8 (in red):

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