LAS VEGAS (AP) — While the days of Nevada’s double-digit unemployment are in the rearview mirror, a new report shows just how far the state’s pace of economic recovery lags behind the U.S. as a whole.

Researchers at the University of Nevada Las Vegas’ Center for Business and Economic Research released a report Monday showing a yawning gap between average weekly earnings in Nevada and those in the nation overall. The gap is driven by a sharp drop-off in the number of hours Nevadans in the private sector are working each week, and meager gains in the average hourly income.

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