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This issue of Review of Applied Urban Research features "Regional Urban Economic Indicators."

Beginning with this issue of the Review, CAUR will compile and report quarterly economic data pertaining to 25 Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas {SMSA's) located in the 11-state Mid-Continent Region. The states included in this Region are Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Iowa and Minnesota. Comparative statistics on {1) average weekly income of production workers, {2) non-agricultural wage and salary employment, {3) employment in the construction industry, and {4) unemployment are presented in Table I for each of the 25 SMSA's.