MONTANA BUSINESS QUARTERLY

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Volume 56, Number 2, Summer  2018

Buying Genuine Montana


What Does It Mean to Be Made in Montana?

by

Michael Braun, Benedetto Cannatelli and Simona Stan

There are a variety of products that bear the Made in Montana mark and it seems to be cropping up everywhere. But what does it mean to be Made in Montana?

Medicaid Expansion a Huge Success in Montana



A Health Care Program That Grows the Economy and Pays for Itself

by

Bryce Ward and Brandon Bridge

Medicaid expansion in Montana generates several thousand additional jobs and several hundred million dollars in additional income. It also pays for itself and grows the economy.


New Heights for High-Tech



Montana?s Tech Sector Is Stronger Than Ever

by

Christina Quick Henderson

Montana?s high-tech companies generated a record $1.7 billion in revenue in 2017 and are growing nine times faster than other sectors of the economy.


Struggling to Get Paid Time Off



Montana Falls Short in Providing Paid Family Leave

by

Daphne Herling

Twenty-five years ago, the Family and Medical Leave Act was passed to help working families, but today the law is no longer adequate.