Thousands of college students are returning to St. Cloud over the next week and are expected to generate millions in the local economy. Economist King Banaian says St. Cloud State University alone creates thousands of jobs in the area. Downtown shops and restaurants around town will benefit from hav…
St. Cloud State Dean, School of Public Affairs and Economics Professor King Banaian was my guest on WJON today. The topics he discussed include the adjustment local retail and restaurants have made to the August 1 minimum wage increase, the unemployment rate,
Minnesota's minimum wage goes up by a buck to $9 an hour on Saturday. It was a year ago on August 1st that the state's minimum wage was raised to $8 an hour. King Banaian is the Dean of the School of Public Affairs at St. Cloud State University.
St. Cloud State Economist and Dean, School of Public Affairs Professor King Banaian was my guest today on WJON. He talked where gas prices will be by this summer, why restaurants and retail stores have been closing or opening and about how people are changing how they get their Television.
St. Cloud State Economist and Dean, School of Public Affairs King Banaian joined me on WJON today. He says gas prices won't be moving up to down anytime soon, businesses closing in the St. Cloud isn't uncommon or a sign of a negative economy.