"That natural population increase has been a very important factor that is attracting businesses to come to Utah and establish their manufacturing or economic facilities," Matthews says. "And furthermore, it will be one of the factors that, I think, will begin to lead us out of this housing situation, because we simply have to have more homes being built."
Thursday, January 08, 2009
Large Families Could Save Economy
Yep, you read that title correctly. Despite the furor regarding the so-called overpopulation crisis, KCPW is reporting that economist Kelly Matthews believes Utah's population base will help it to weather the economic storms much easier than other locales: