Tag Archives: interstate migration

How do Maine’s Metro Areas do in attracting College Grads?

RAW 2012

WHILE the evidence of a skills gap in Maine remains questionable at best, the state does face longer-term structural problems regarding its aging population.  While the aging population is not the primary problem with the current state of Maine’s economy and labor market, these long-term problems cannot be ignored either.  In order to replace the […]

Drivers of Interstate-migration: Implications for Maine Policymakers

THERE’S been a lot of discussion in Maine regarding projections of the state’s slowing and declining growth for the population and labor force.  While policymakers continue to focus on addressing these issues, recent research from the Center on Budget Policy and Priorities offers some insight on the reasons for interstate migration.  Reviewing Census and IRS data, […]