Saleh Ahmed, Elizabeth Eklund, and Vanessa Crossgrove Fry
09/20/2021

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This most recent Western Research Brief, "Population Growth, Inequality, and the Digital Frontier in the Shadow of the Pandemic in the American West," published by the Western Rural Development Center focuses on "population growth in the Intermountain West and how an already divided society saw a widening gap between sectors as some businesses, particularly in the service industry, closed while 'Zoom Towns' (Potter, 2020) thrived." The authors also discuss that "with an eye to social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, the 'New West' could become a template for the digital era."

Read the brief, "Population Growth, Inequality, and the Digital Frontier in the Shadow of the Pandemic in the American West."