employment http://hppr.org en Rural Kansas Counties Buck Traditional Employment Trends http://hppr.org/post/rural-kansas-counties-buck-traditional-employment-trends <p>Typically, cities fuel job growth, but a recent article in the <a href="http://www.kansas.com/2013/06/29/2868958/wichitas-recession-job-losses.html"><strong>Wichita Eagle</strong></a> reveals urban employment levels in Kansas are level, while rural areas are experiencing growth.&nbsp;&nbsp; Much of the rural improvements can be attributed to increased oil drilling, oil services, overall farming wealth increase, and government transfers like Medicare.&nbsp; Tue, 02 Jul 2013 16:27:41 +0000 Cindee Talley 18183 at http://hppr.org Rural Kansas Counties Buck Traditional Employment Trends