The year-2000 computer problem will not have a significant effect on the economy's growth, a group of bank economists predicted Wednesday.

"The good news is, we're predicting solid growth despite the millennial changeover," said Wayne Ayers, chief economist at BankBoston Corp. and the chairman of the American Bankers Association's Economic Advisory Committee. "The fundamental law of supply and demand will not disappear on Jan. 1, 2000. Businesses will continue to deliver what customers demand."

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