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Economic Pulse: Week of 3/12/24

Gasoline prices highest for the year

As of this taping, the price of regular gas in the Valley averages around $3.61. Very close to the national average of $3.63 per gallon. For the first time since February of last year, gas prices have been higher than their previous year’s level, albeit by less than half a cent. However, they are well below their record high of $5, established during the second week of June 2022.

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Listen to Economic Pulse Fridays at 5:44 PM during All Things Considered; Mondays at 7:30 AM during Morning Edition.

(Original air-date: 4/5/24)

Dr. Kamran Afshar has a Ph.D. in Economics and has taught at graduate and under graduate levels between 1978-88. He has vast experience in economic impact studies, feasibility studies, customer satisfaction surveys, and scientific competitive analysis.
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