Thursday, November 19, 2020
The COVID State of the Minnesota Economy
WHAT MAKES COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE RUN IN MN:
Business activity. Construction. Employment. Hiring. Workers. Consumer spending. Wages.
Using recent surveys by the Minneapolis Fed, as well new, real-time metrics of consumer and firm behavior, Regional Outreach Director Ron Wirtz will discuss COVID’s impact on firms, workers and the economy as a whole in Minnesota.
With the help of an interactive survey, Ron will also gauge the pandemic’s recent impact among attendees in terms of business activity, hiring demand, labor and wage trends, reopening and other issues.
Ron Wirtz is a Regional Outreach Director for the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Ron tracks current business conditions, with a focus on employment and wages, construction, real estate, consumer spending, and tourism.