Telework and Non-Telework Occupations

Examines the different impacts of the pandemic for teleworkers and non-teleworkers.

December 2020


Out of the Office

How a lack of child care has impacted Montana businesses

November 2020



Apprenticeship in Montana and the Growing Demand for Apprenticeable Jobs

How Montana’s Registered Apprentice Program continues to evolve with the needs of the economy.

October 2020

Medicaid Expansion and Montana Businesses

This article summarizes research on the utilization of Medicaid Expansion for health insurance among Montana’s workforce and employers.

September 2020

Understanding the Unemployment Rate during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Explores an array of statistics to gain a fuller understanding of the labor market impacts of COVID-19 and the recovery so far

August 2020

Montana Job Switching in Good Times and in Bad Times

This article examines potential trends in job switching as Montana recovers from the COVID-19 recession.

July 2020

The COVID-19 Recession: Frequently Asked Questions

This recession is unique compared with prior downturns, and it has led to several questions. This article answers the most common of these questions.

June 2020


Responding to a Pandemic

This article shows the economic impact of the COVID-19 public health crisis and explains the macroeconomic concepts behind these events.

May 2020


Montana's Unemployment Claims

Exploring Montana's UI claims to illustrate the early impacts of COVID-19 on the state economy.

April 2020



Entrepreneurship, Business Survival Rates, and Job Creation in Montana

How long do new businesses last in Montana?

March 2020




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