Montana's Outdoor Economy

Created: Friday, April 20, 2018

While economists are still perfecting how to measure the benefits of outdoor recreation in Montana, it is already obvious that it provides large benefits to the state.




Montana's Entrepreneurs

Created: Friday, March 23, 2018

Because local entrepreneurs are so significant to our economy, it is important to have a better understanding of business start-ups in Montana.

Montana Employment Growth Outpaces the Nation

Created: Friday, December 22, 2017

Which of Montana's industries are outperforming the nation in employment growth?



Does Your College Major Matter in the Workforce?

Created: Friday, November 17, 2017

Our study of workforce outcomes finds that a student's major is only one determinate of career success.



Online Job Postings as Economic Data

Created: Friday, October 20, 2017

Online job postings can tell us whether employers are hiring, what occupations are in demand, and what skills are needed to fill jobs.



Montana’s Economic Growth Continues

Created: Friday, September 15, 2017

A summary of the 2017 Labor Day Report



Future Jobs: Montana Job Projections 2016-2026

Created: Friday, August 18, 2017

Over the next two years, employment is expected to grow by 1.2% then slow to 1.0% through 2026 as the labor market continues to tighten



Montana College Graduates

Created: Friday, July 21, 2017

A summary of the State College Report 2017.



Happy on Mondays

Created: Friday, June 16, 2017

The importance of Montana's 55-and-over labor force.



What is Inflation and Why do we Care?

Created: Friday, May 19, 2017

What is Inflation and Why do we Care?  The answer is not as simple as you think.