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REDI Report April 2023: Economic wins and losses from reintroducing wolves in Colorado, by Dana L. Hoag, Jesse Burkhardt, Benjamin Ghasemi and Robin Young

REDI Report February 2023: The Effects of Alcohol Liberalization on Liquor Stores and Rural and Urban Shopping Patterns, by Nathan Palardy and Marco Costanigro

Congratulations Dawn Thilmany for being named fellow at the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association(AAEA)

REDI Report December 2022: The Ownership of Enterprise in Colorado: Agricultural and Community-Based Cooperatives, by Daniel Mooney, Seon Hyen Kim, Martha Sullins, Dawn Thilmany

REDI Report November 2022: Maternal Health Care Deserts in Colorado, by Rachel Driscoll

REDI Report September 2022: Mapping Food Access and Related Risk Factors in Forecasting Social Disorder, by Alexis R. Kennedy, Leslie W. Kennedy, & Alejandro Giménez-Santana

August 2022 REDI Report:
Understanding Commuting Flows in Larimer County and Fort Collins
by Gregory Miller

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CSU Economics Professor Stephan Weiler discusses the labor market on CPR

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July 2022 REDI Report:
Geographic and Racial Variations in Mortgage Loan-to-Value Ratios
by Nicholas Kacher

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June 2022 REDI Report:
Evaluating Housing Affordability in Fort Collins
by Ryan DeFilippi, Kendall Stephenson, and Greg Miller

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April Webinar: Analyzing and Upgrading your County’s Economy:
Greg Miller, Libby Christensen, Stephan Weiler

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April 2022 REDI Report:
The Changing Face of Food Retailing: Growth in Online Platforms during COVID, by Dawn Thilmany, Hailey Edmondson, and MacKenzie Gill

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Congratulations to Dawn Thilmany, who received the Bruce Gardner Visiting Economist Award from the USDA Economists Group

What inflation could look like in Colorado over the next 2 years

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Xcel customers see higher utility bills this winter

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CU Boulder waived student fees for graduate workers. Now Colorado State University students want the same

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February 2022 REDI Report:
The State of Colorado Labor Unions: Patterns Across Time and Space, by Zachary Schaller and Sarah Thomaz

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REDI Research Assistant and Economics PhD Candidate Austin Landini won the Western Regional Science Association’s 2022 Tiebout Prize, awarded to the top graduate student paper at the WRSA conference.

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Stephan Weiler CSU Econ on Inflation

January 12, 2022

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December 2021 REDI Report:
Fishers Peak State Park: Evaluating a New Natural Amenity in Southern Colorado, by Skyler Schuck and Josh Rudd

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Sewer waste management using artificial intelligence to speed up the maintenance process

December 17, 2021

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Webinar: Colorado Ag Workers' Rights Rule Making: An Overview of Key Issues and Resources in the 2021 Policy Process

September 29, 2021

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We’re Not New York, LA or Nashville. So What Kind of Music City is Austin? Part 1: Dayglow

September 13, 2021

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Colorado State University forms labor issues group in response to new bill

October 11, 2021

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October 2021 REDI Report:
Exploring Economic Empowerment and Marginalization using Data from Developing Countries

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How Biden's Build Back Better plan could help with housing in Colorado

September 13, 2021

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Farmers hit with most disruptive price hikes, supply shortages in decades as pandemic slowdowns catch up to Colorado

September 13, 2021

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August 2021 REDI Report:
Agricultural Labor Survey for Employers
by Alexandra E. Hill and Adrian Card
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Small businesses struggle to hire even with improving unemployment rate

August 23, 2021

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These are the industries where jobs still haven't returned

July 27, 2021

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June 2021 REDI Report:
Colorado’s Unemployment Insurance Experience: 1980-2020
Kendall Stephenson
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April REDI Report:
Gendered Difference in Student Completion due to COVID-19
Niroj Bhattarai and Jaren Seid
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Colorado ranchers already had beef with Jared Polis. Then came “MeatOut Day."

The Colorado Sun: March 10, 2021

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February REDI Report:
New Insights into the Geography of Female Entrepreneurship
Nicholas Kacher and Austin Landini
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Change in Rural Colorado Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, February 24
Economic Innovation and Resiliency in the COVID Era

Tuesday, March 23
Our Water, Lands, and Parks: Investing in and Nurturing Colorado’s Most Loved Assets

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