Coronavirus could cost Colorado 180,000 jobs, report says

The economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak could lead to 180,000 jobs lost in Colorado, according to a scenario in a recent report.

The Common Sense Policy Roundtable, a free enterprise think tank, released a report that uses “dynamic economic forecasting and simulation model” to project two scenarios.

In one scenario, 50 percent loss in all sales across several industries during one quarter would result in 183,000 jobs and over $9 billion in personal income lost. In another scenario where there’s a 50 percent loss of sales for 45 days (rather than a whole quarter), 91,800 jobs and $4.6 billion in personal income would
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