St. Cloud Area Quarterly Business Report, Vol. 23, No. 2 - Podcast
St. Cloud State University School of Public Affairs Dean King Banaian and Professor Richard MacDonald provided a virtual review of the June 2021 Quarterly Business Report in lieu of the normal in-person meeting. The report shows the St. Cloud economy experienced rapid growth in 3 areas most hit by the pandemic: retail sales; leisure and hospitality; and other services such as gyms, theaters, and beauty salons. The St. Cloud Area Quarterly Business Survey showed that wages were risking with expectations of rising prices. Survey respondents reported on both hiring and supply side issues. Discussion of pandemic unemployment insurance assistance programs was also offered
Quarterly Business Report, QBR, Economics, Local Economy
Banaian, King and MacDonald, Richard, "St. Cloud Area Quarterly Business Report, Vol. 23, No. 2 - Podcast" (2021). St. Cloud Area Quarterly Business Reports Video. 6.