August 23, 2019

economy

  1. July 15, 2019

    Top research universities to partner with Detroit on economic forecasting

    A U-M unit will lead a partnership with Michigan State and Wayne State universities to provide Detroit-specific economic data analysis and forecasting services to Michigan’s largest city.

  2. June 5, 2019

    U-M research projects contribute $4.77B to economy over 15 years

    U-M contributed $4.77 billion to the national economy through vendor contracts and subcontracts between 2002 and 2017, according to a new report.

  3. November 16, 2018

    State economy poised for record job growth, U-M economists say

    Michigan sits on the brink of its longest period of job growth since the World War II era, U-M economic forecasters say in their annual analysis of the state’s economy.

  4. September 12, 2018

    U-M, Harvard partner to address economic mobility, opioid crisis

    U-M and Harvard are forming two new partnerships to spur economic mobility and reduce poverty in Detroit, and to combine resources and expertise in response to the national opioid crisis.

  5. June 1, 2017

    IRLEE refocuses effort on economic growth, takes new name

    A U-M institute is reviewing its goals and objectives in an effort to foster innovation and create positive economic impact for communities and economies nationwide.

  6. November 23, 2015

    State’s economy to keep growing in next two years, economists say

    The Michigan economy has grown every year since it bottomed out six years ago, and the next two years will be no different, say U-M economists.

  7. November 19, 2015

    U.S. economy to grow at fastest pace in 10 years, forecasters say

    U-M economists say the annual unemployment rate likely will fall below 5 percent next year — the first time since 2007 — as the U.S. economy grows at its highest rate in a decade.

  8. April 28, 2015

    Report shows URC contributes $16.8B to state’s economy

    The University Research Corridor, an alliance that includes U-M, remains competitive with the nation’s top university research clusters and contributed $16.8 billion to Michigan’s economy in 2014, a new report shows.

  9. April 13, 2015

    Study explores thwarting cheaters with ‘smart’ tax returns

    A U-M researcher has examined whether changes to the income tax return could help cut evasion, which costs federal, state and local governments more than $400 billion a year.

  10. November 21, 2014

    Michigan’s solid job growth expected to continue, economists say

    After five years of steady job growth, the Michigan economy will continue to move forward at a solid clip over the next two years, say U-M economists.