Research by Roger Moore


Policy Analysis | November 2020

Unemployment in the SLC Region Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Roger Moore

Last updated: November 20, 2020

Disclaimer: The research presented draws upon statistics used by the U.S. Department of Labor to monitor weekly unemployment data. Many concerns have been raised regarding states' difficulties processing the large and sudden influx of unemployment insurance claims following restrictions that were enacted beginning in mid-March to stop the spread of COVID-19. This SLC Policy Analysis does not address these concerns and utilizes only the data compiled by the U.S. Department of Labor. For more information about what actions state unemployment agencies are taking in response to the coronavirus, see the SLC Policy Analysis "Coronavirus Response at State Unemployment Agencies."

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Policy Analysis | November 2020

Spread of COVID-19 within Regions of the United States

Mikko Lindberg and Roger Moore

Last updated: November 19, 2020

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Webinar | October 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on Transportation Revenues and Construction

Roger Moore

The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant budget shortfalls for state and local governments across the nation. As the financial stress becomes more apparent, many policymakers have begun considering how revenue declines will impact transportation funding and construction projects in the years ahead. Although many projects were deemed essential at the outset of the pandemic and continued without interruption, more than a dozen states, including several in the South, have announced project delays and cancellations valued at more than $5 billion dollars nationally. Moreover, numerous initiatives and ballot measures related to transportation funding have been postponed due to the pandemic. This program outlines the near- and long-term impacts of the pandemic on transportation funding and construction by highlighting how states are responding to the anticipated decline in revenues on critical transportation projects.

Presentation:

Alison Premo Black, Ph.D., Chief Economist, American Road & Transportation Builders Association, Washington, D.C.

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Policy Analysis | August 2018

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