‘The Maine Question’ looks at impact of COVID-19 on tourism, economy

Maine, also called Vacationland, is a favorite destination for visitors. Especially in the summer. 

What impact might the pandemic have on tourism, tax revenue and the overall economy? Those are topics on this week’s “The Maine Question” podcast.

This week, host Ron Lisnet talks with Andrew Crawley, a University of Maine assistant professor of regional economic development.  He and six graduate students are developing forecasts to evaluate the possible financial fallout, as well as examine prospects for recovery.

Find the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud,Stitcher, Spotify and “The Maine Question” website. New episodes will be added Thursdays. For more information or to suggest topics of interest, email mainequestion@maine.edu.