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“The Trends and Outlooks for Maine’s Workforce and Economy” a talk by Maine State Economist, Amanda Rector

November 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

The Camden Conference and Rockland Public Library will host Maine State Economist, Amanda Rector, on November 3 at 6:30pm. Rector will discuss recent trends in Maine’s demographics, workforce, and economic conditions. Topics will range from migration and housing to labor force participation and impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. Maine is affected by national factors like inflation as well as global factors like supply chains and energy prices; how will these influence Maine’s economic outlook?

Amanda Rector is the State Economist for Maine. In this capacity, she conducts ongoing analysis of Maine’s economic and demographic conditions to help inform policy decisions. She started working for the state in 2004 and has been State Economist since 2011. She earned a BA in Economics from Wellesley College and a Masters in Public Policy and Management from the Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine.

Amanda holds membership on the State of Maine’s Revenue Forecasting Committee, the advisory board for the New England Public Policy Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and the Board of Visitors at the Muskie School of Public Service. Amanda also serves as the Governor’s liaison to the U.S. Census Bureau. Amanda is originally from mid-coast Maine and now lives in Union with her family.

This event will take place in-person, in the library’s Community Room. Seating is first-come, first served. There is a  Zoom option. For link to watch from home, please email elewis@rocklandmaine.gov. This program will be recorded and archived to the library’s YouTube channel and the Camden Conference website after the event.

Details

Date:
November 3
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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Organizer

Camden Conference
Phone:
(207) 236-1034
Email:
info@camdenconference.org
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Venue

Rockland Public Library
80 Union Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Phone:
207-594-0310
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