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These annual averages are contained in column E and this type of average is referred to as the long-term forward/backward- (LTFB) moving average.
The next step in the process is to subtract the LTFB moving average from the net job changes for each of the respective years under consideration.
As expected, beginning in 1982 the net job changes for six years thus were below the LTFB moving average, and in some years the area even lost jobs.