Interview: Economist David Colander

02/09/09 7:55AM By Mitch Wertlieb
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In some ways, it's hard to understand why Vermont is feeling the fallout from the burst of a housing bubble the state largely avoided.

Foreclosure signs have not littered lawns from Burlington to Bennington in the kind of frightening numbers seen in states like Florida, Michigan, and Arizona.

But with more layoff announcements happening weekly, Middlebury College economics professor Dr. David Colander says the reality is hitting home that Vermont is not an economic island.

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