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Volume 59, Number 2, Summer  2021

High-Tech Soars Despite Pandemic


Montana's Tech Industry Hits Record $2.9 Billion in Revenue

by

Christina Quick Henderson

Montana's high-tech companies not only survived, but even benefited from the dynamics of a pandemic economy, generating more than $2.9 billion in revenue.

Food Insecurity Rose Steeply During the Pandemic



Food Banks Face Challenges in Serving a Record Number of Families

by

Daphne Herling

Food banks have been facing steep challenges in distributing food to a record number of people who fell into poverty and food insecurity due to the nationwide lockdown.


Implementing the National Environmental Policy Act on National Forests



A Review of U.S. Forest Service Land Management Accomplishments, Budget and Litigation

by

Todd A. Morgan, Michael J. Niccolucci and Eric Berg

A review of U.S. Forest Service land management accomplishments, budget and litigation since complying with the National Environment Policy Act.


Overcoming the Challenges of Going Global



A Survey of Small to Midsized Montana Firms in International Markets

by

Nader H. Shooshtari and Tim Manuel

There are a number of obstacles for small and midsized Montana firms to face when looking to expand into international markets.


The Myth of Montana's Housing Market Frenzy



Has COVID-19 Related Migration Spurred the Recent Rise in Home Prices?

by

Paul E. Polzin

Are concerns about a housing shortage and the inability of working families to find reasonably priced housing in Montana related to COVID-19 migration?