March 10, 2021
To understand why rising wealth inequality does not equate to support for redistribution policies, the Ford School’s Charlotte Cavaillé says we must understand “the type of glasses that we wear to interpret the world.”
November 20, 2020
Michigan’s economy is expected to gradually emerge from the pandemic-induced recession, but the pace and degree of the recovery will vary widely, U-M economists predict.
November 19, 2020
U-M economists expect a rebound in economic activity, falling unemployment and life returning to “close-to-normal” by the end of next year in the United States as the nation and world recover from the pandemic.
May 26, 2020
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…
April 27, 2020
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.
March 19, 2020
U-M economists now expect a U.S. recession caused by the coronavirus, though a rapidly evolving, uncertain situation makes drawing firm conclusions difficult.
February 10, 2020
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.
November 21, 2019
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.
July 15, 2019
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.
June 5, 2019
U-M contributed $4.77 billion to the national economy through vendor contracts and subcontracts between 2002 and 2017, according to a new report.