The economy of Denver’s south metro area will look a lot like last year’s, experts say, and the speed bumps to the region’s growth remain present as ever.
Colorado continues to be a national model of economic growth. The state is a leader in tech jobs and workforce education, yet it slipped nationally, from fourth to ninth in one year, in a Forbes ranking for the best places to do business. Sustaining that growth will require a look at the state’s funding sources and local policies, local economists say.
The third panelist, Skillful CEO Beth Cobert, suggested to employers in the audience to focus on skills.