Mass­a­chu­setts’ eco­nomic growth slowed sig­nif­i­cantly over the summer while the national economy showed a modest pickup, according to two reports released Friday.

Clayton-​​Matthews, who com­piled the data for the ­UMass report, said he expects eco­nomic growth in the state to pick up mod­estly over the next two quar­ters to an annual rate of 2.3 per­cent, which is not enough to gen­erate sig­nif­i­cant job gains. He said he expected “vir­tu­ally no net employ­ment growth in Mass­a­chu­setts over the next six months.”

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