Economic effects of COVID-19 on the Southland region

15 May 2020

Great South partnered with Infometrics Senior Economists, Brad Olsen and Nick Brunsdon, to host a webinar on the impact of COVID-19 and the different recovery scenarios specific to the Southland region.

A regular in the media, Brad Olsen is often found discussing current events' effect on the economy. He helps guide and lead economic consulting projects, particularly in the area of regional economic impact assessments. Brad is currently building a framework to measure regional wellbeing, allowing local leaders and communities to better understand their local area.  

As part of the Infometrics regional team, Nick Brundson writes regionally focused commentaries, presents economic insights to regional stakeholders, and holds training workshops to ensure clients make the most of their Infometrics products. Nick developed Infometrics’ population projection model and has produced projections for local authorities around the country.

You can access the webinar here