Michigan struggles to overcome COVID

Lethargic labor force recovery suggests Michigan economy has a long way to go before declaring recovery from COVID-19 pandemic East Lansing, MI– An analysis of newly released labor market data by experts at Anderson Economic Group (AEG) shows that the Michigan labor market is still struggling to recover in the wake of the COIVD-19 pandemic. […]

Michigan Cannabis Market Growth and Size

The Michigan Cannabis Manufacturers Association (MCMA) retained Anderson Economic Group to review the structure of Michigan’s cannabis market and determine the size of the cannabis market by segment, including licit and illicit. Cannabis is one of the nation’s fastest growing cash crops. In Michigan, medical cannabis has been legal for over a dozen years, and […]

Empowering Michigan: 12th Edition of the Economic Impact Report of Michigan’s University Research Corridor

The University Research Corridor (URC) is an alliance of Michigan’s research universities, including the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Wayne State University. URC retained Anderson Economic Group to estimate the economic impact that URC universities have on Michigan’s economy. AEG has been conducting this economic benefit analysis for the URC since 2007. Anderson […]

State of the Lansing Region

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) and Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) partnered to sponsor the inaugural State of the Lansing Region report. Upon receiving support from the area’s business community and local stakeholders, the two organizations commissioned Anderson Economic Group to conduct a benchmarking study for the Lansing region. In this study, we […]

Project Management-Oriented Employment Trends

Project Management-Oriented Employment Trends and Costs of a Skills Gap: 2019 to 2030 The Project Management Institute (PMI), a membership association for project management professionals, commissioned Anderson Economic Group to complete an employment and skills gap analysis for the fourth time. The study, which included domestic and international research and analyses, comprehensively assessed project-oriented employment […]

New Data Shows Michigan Job Recovery Backtracking

Leisure and hospitality industries among the hardest hit as state finishes 2020 on a sour note East Lansing, MI–An analysis of new employment data by experts at Anderson Economic Group (AEG) shows that the Michigan economy is moving in the wrong direction for the first time since it began its recovery from the initial shock […]

Analysis of Michigan’s Options Under the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

 

Akron Housing Affordability Study

The Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS® retained Anderson Economic Group to conduct a study of housing affordability in Akron. To frame housing affordability trends in Akron, we identified trends in housing affordability across the United States and found that housing affordability nationwide has improved since the Great Recession, but a large proportion of low-income and […]

Economic Impact Report Released for Illinois’ Fermilab

Anderson Economic Group was retained by Fermilab  to study the economic and fiscal impact on Illinois. This report demonstrates a significant impact on the particle physics and accelerator laboratory’s home state of Illinois. The findings, based on FY 2018 data, show an economic impact on the state totaling $452 million. The lab’s activities also created […]

Economic Impact of Beer Tourism in Kent County, Michigan

Grand Rapids, Michigan is home to nearly 40 popular breweries. The first and most well-known is Founders Brewing Company, which was established in 1997. Over the next decade and a half, a number of breweries opened, and the city was voted Beer City USA in 2012 and 2013. In 2016 and 2017, USA Today readers […]