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Now public higher education is really important.

This article was recently highlighted by the New York Times, so it’s possible that some of you have seen it already.

https://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2021/article/employment-projections-in-a-pandemic-environment.htm

It’s interesting reading. They consider how our economy is going to change as we emerge from the pandemic.  The premise is that we are not likely to go back to the way things were.

Drops

  • restaurants
  • travel
  • accommodations
  • Non-residential structures
  • Brick and Mortar retail
  • Travel

Increasing

  • Grocery stores
  • Demand for IT and virtual services
  • Scientific and Medical Research

Please don’t take my word for it.  I’m sure I have missed something. This made it very clear that we need to really insist that public higher education be supported.

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