MONTANA BUSINESS QUARTERLY

Current Issue

Volume 56, Number 3, Fall  2018

The State of Montana Forestry


by

Dorian Smith, Steven Hayes and Kate Marcille

The U.S. Forest Service hopes to improve forest health and reduce wildfires with increased timber harvests.

Synchronized Global Expansion


by

Paul E. Polzin

Global economic conditions are important for Montana businesses because many operate in the world market. Take a tour of the global economy.


The Future of Colstrip


by

Patrick M. Barkey

What will be the economic impact of the early retirement of Units 3 and 4 of the coal-fired Colstrip Electric Generating Station?


The Succession Crisis of Baby Boomer Businesses


by

Michael Braun and Arnie Sherman

A crisis is brewing in Montana and across the country for retiring business owners in their 60s and 70s ? who will take over their businesses?