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Mass. economy growing faster than nation’s

The state’s economy is growing faster than the nation as a whole, but the recovery here remains fragile, uneven and vulnerable to faltering national conditions, according to analysis by leading local economists.

The state’s economy is growing faster than the nation as a whole, but the recovery here remains fragile, uneven and vulnerable to faltering national conditions, according to analysis by leading local economists.

Massachusetts employment over the past few months has expanded at the fastest rate in decades, while only one state, Texas, has added more jobs over the past year, according to the analysis, released yesterday by the University of Massachusetts. National and international demand for technology products has driven the state’s growth, the analysis said, boosting Massachusetts equipment manufacturers and other tech-related sectors, such as computer systems design and consulting.

 
 
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