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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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Prison for the Poor, Anita Alves Pena discusses her research into the relationship between mass incarceration and inequality through stratification economics. Pena’s research finds that areas with higher income inequality have higher rates of incarceration and that these rates vary when broken down by racial and ethnic groups.

REDI Report December 2020: The Economic Contribution of Nourish Colorado’s Fruit and Vegetable Incentive Program, by Erin Love, Allie Bauman, Dawn Thilmany, and Becca B.R. Jablonski

Watch the Virtual Symposium “Iconic Times for Colorado Agriculture: 2020 Learnings and 2021 Futureproofing”


A mix of U.S. and Colorado government leaders and agriculture experts ead a keynote, panel discussion, Q&A and complex conversation, sharing learnings from an unprecedented 2020 year of disruption, while revealing predictions and trends for 2021 and beyond. The symposium includes clear strategies to futureproof for agricultural success in every type of economic, environmental and cultural situation.
December 3, 2020

Featuring Stephan Weiler

REDI Report May 2020: The Impact of the CARES Act on Colorado Unemployment Benefits, by Gregory R. Miller, CFA

REDI Report April 2020: Gendered Impact of COVID-19 in Colorado: Health and Economic Risks, by Diksha Arora, Alexandra Bernasek, Teresa Perry, and Elissa Braunstein

Resources on the economics of COVID19:

Resources on the economics of COVID19

REDI Report February 2020:

Impact of Open Educational Resources on Student Performance: A Comparative Study, by Niroj Bhattarai and Jaren Seid

Thilmany appointed to joint position with Office of Engagement

Colorado State University’s Office of Engagement has announced that Professor Dawn Thilmany will be serving joint roles as both the associate director for engaged research in the Office of Community and Economic Development and professor in CSU’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. She also remains in her role as associate director of the Regional Economic Development Institute.

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