August 08, 2020

economy

  1. May 26, 2020

    A look at COVID-19 research and activity across U-M

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way the University of Michigan works on many levels, but it also has galvanized activity across the university as a broad range of academic, research and administrative units apply their expertise to this worldwide crisis. These synopses offer a glimpse into the variety of activity underway. Go online to…
  2. April 27, 2020

    U-M survey paints grim economic picture for Detroiters

    About half of Detroiters say they are more likely than not to run out of money in the next three months due to the COVID-19 crisis, says results from a U-M Detroit Metro Area Communities Study survey.

  3. March 19, 2020

    U-M economists: New models see coronavirus-induced recession

    U-M economists now expect a U.S. recession caused by the coronavirus, though a rapidly evolving, uncertain situation makes drawing firm conclusions difficult.

  4. February 10, 2020

    Forecast reports Detroit job growth higher than Michigan overall

    In partnership with U-M, the city of Detroit has released its first forecast for the city, which shows ongoing gains in household income, employment and labor force participation through 2024.

  5. November 21, 2019

    U.S. economy set to continue slow and steady growth

    After its longest expansion in history this summer, the U.S. economy is expected to continue to grow but at a slower pace, say U-M economists in their latest quarterly forecast.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.