Montana has seen a strong and quick rebound from the economic impacts of the COVID crisis, according to a recent mid-year report sponsored by the Montana Chamber of Commerce. Head of the UM Bureau of Business and Economic Research Dr. Patrick Barkey reported that the COVID-19 pandemic brought down predicted growth in personal income and…
A Montana Chamber of Commerce sponsored economic update was held Wednesday in Billings at the Northern Hotel. Executive Director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research Patrick Barkey addressed the group and afterwards on Voices of Montana he spoke about how Montanans reacted when the pandemic hit and shut the state down.
The next time you go shopping and encounter empty shelves consider this from Dr. Patrick Barkey Director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana who says blame it on the pandemic.
Next week, the Bureau of Business and Economic Research with Director Pat Barkey will be talking about the economy across the state with the theme, “A Recession Experience Like No Other.” On Voices Of Montana this week, Barkey posed a question.