Remote Work and Economic Development

Although remote work has been a growing phenomenon since before COVID-19, the pandemic has accelerated this changes exponentially pushing half of the US workforce to work remotely overnight. CBER is examining these trends the potential implications for economic, community, and workforce development in Maine. As this work builds, work products will be provided below.

CBER's director presented trends in remote work pre- and post- COVID-19 to the state Consensus Economic Forecasting Commission November 2020 update data gathering meeting. Download the presentation.