Economic Outlook Conference

  1. November 16, 2023

    Economic forecast sees modest growth; uncertainty remains

    The U.S. economy should avoid a recession over the next two years, though economic growth is expected to be modest, according to U-M economists.

  2. November 17, 2022

    U-M economists expect ‘mild recession’ for Michigan

    U-M economists predict a mild U.S. recession is likely in store to whip inflation, though there’s hope the strength of the automotive sector will shield Michigan from the worst effects of that potential downturn.

  3. November 17, 2016

    U-M consumer outlook for 2017 provides mixed signals

    An analysis of consumer sentiment data collected prior to the election provides mixed signals about whether consumer confidence will plunge or improve in the wake of Donald Trump’s election.

  4. November 17, 2016

    Annual forecast predicts U.S. economy poised for steady growth

    Annual unemployment will remain below 5 percent next year and overall economic-output growth will strengthen slightly through 2018, U-M economists say.