St. Cloud Area Quarterly Business Report, Vol. 23, No. 3 - Podcast
St. Cloud State University School of Public Affairs Dean King Banaian and Professor Richard MacDonald provided a virtual review of the September 2021 Quarterly Business Report in addition to the in-person meeting. The report shows that while the pandemic appears to have created scars in the local economy that plague some of our local service sectors, many area firms continue to report challenges that are typically associated with rapid expansion—labor shortages, price increases, accelerating wage growth, etc.