JOBS & ECONOMY Scenarios:
Choices for
the Future

The following scenarios were created with the expert advice of the Jobs and Economy Action Team to represent possible outcomes for Utah’s economy in 2050. These five scenarios differed in what choices were made over the next 35 years regarding other topic areas of Your Utah, Your Future, including:

  • Education levels
  • Air quality
  • Transportation and housing costs
  • Energy costs
  • Recreation

The scenarios were presented to the public as part of the Your Utah, Your Future survey in spring 2015.

The scenarios were titled Allosaurus, Bonneville Trout, Seagull, Quaking Aspen, and Sego Lily (the state fossil, fish, bird, tree, and flower):