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How are economists thinking about COVID-19 recovery?

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Add to Calendar 2021-04-30 09:00:00 2021-04-30 09:30:00 How are economists thinking about COVID-19 recovery? COVID-19 created significant upheaval in Minnesota’s economy. But with vaccination rates increasing and restrictions easing, economists are discussing the potential of an economic recovery. Minnesota’s state budget forecast indicated that recovery might be coming sooner rather than later. This webinar will: Highlight the forecast for changes in the gross domestic product (GDP), business investment, and employment. Discuss how changes in consumer spending are affecting Minnesota communities. Explore which COVID-19 changes might be temporary and which may linger longer. Discussion host: Jennifer Hawkins, University of Minnesota Extension, community economics educator Guest presenter: Brigid Tuck, University of Minnesota Extension, senior economic impact analyst About our guest: Brigid is a senior economic impact analyst. She conducts analyses and writes reports for the Economic Impact Analysis (EIA) program, which she helped launch in early 2009. Since then, the EIA program has issued more than three dozen studies, covering numerous economic sectors in Minnesota, including tourism, education, manufacturing, retail, infrastructure and local foods. America/Chicago public

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COVID-19 created significant upheaval in Minnesota’s economy. But with vaccination rates increasing and restrictions easing, economists are discussing the potential of an economic recovery. Minnesota’s state budget forecast indicated that recovery might be coming sooner rather than later.

This webinar will:

  • Highlight the forecast for changes in the gross domestic product (GDP), business investment, and employment.
  • Discuss how changes in consumer spending are affecting Minnesota communities.
  • Explore which COVID-19 changes might be temporary and which may linger longer.

Discussion host: Jennifer Hawkins, University of Minnesota Extension, community economics educator

Guest presenter: Brigid Tuck, University of Minnesota Extension, senior economic impact analyst

About our guest: Brigid is a senior economic impact analyst. She conducts analyses and writes reports for the Economic Impact Analysis (EIA) program, which she helped launch in early 2009. Since then, the EIA program has issued more than three dozen studies, covering numerous economic sectors in Minnesota, including tourism, education, manufacturing, retail, infrastructure and local foods.

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Free

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This webinar is part of a series offered by Extension. Learn more about sustaining your local economy in turbulent times.

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