November 27, 2020

Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics

  1. November 20, 2020

    State forecast: Slow emergence from COVID-19 recession

    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.

  2. November 19, 2020

    U.S. forecast: Economic growth slowing until vaccine is available

    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.

  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 22, 2019

    Michigan’s economy weathers a challenging year

    The UAW strike, the trade war and job cuts at Ford and GM all contributed to slow annual growth for Michigan’s economy, but U-M economists foresee sustained growth for 2020 and 2021.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  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. November 17, 2017

    Michigan’s economy positioned to withstand NAFTA withdrawal

    The Michigan economy would likely absorb a negative shock related to a pullout or weakening of the North American Free Trade Agreement fairly well, U-M economists say.

  10. November 16, 2017

    U.S. economy grows but no Trump bump yet, U-M economists say

    U-M economists project overall economic output growth will rise from an average of 1.5 percent last year to 2.2 percent during 2017, 2.5 percent in 2018 and 2.1 percent in 2019.