Minneapolis Fed: The Geography of Remote Work - "Many high-skill service workers started to work remotely, withdrawing spending from big-city consumer service industries dependent on their demand. As a result, low-skill service workers in big cities bore most of the recent pandemic’s economic impact. Our findings have broader implications for the distributional consequences of the U.S. economy’s transition to more remote work."
On and off campus
Franklin News Report: Summer interns learn about local government - Franklin County hosted three interns from three different Virginia state schools this summer using funds from A GO Virginia Grant. Rebecca Walters, a Virginia Tech student working on her undergraduate degree in geography and geographic information system (GIS), worked with the tourism and GIS departments.