Economic Development

McConnon, Calder in Mainebiz Article

Mainebiz interviewed University of Maine faculty members Jim McConnon and Beth Calder for the March 18  article, “Belfast food hub creates new market forlocal vendors.” McConnon, a University of Maine Cooperative Extension business and economics specialist and professor of economics, explained why a food hub has taken root in Belfast. Calder, a UMaine Extension food […]

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Todd Gabe’s Study Cited in BDN Analysis on Sales Tax Revenues

The Bangor Daily News cited a 2012 study on use tax by University of Maine economics professor Todd Gabe in an analysis on Maine sales tax revenues. The study, which was commissioned by the Retail Association of Maine and the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, found the percentage of Mainers who pay the full use […]

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