Economic Impact of Michigan’s University Research Council: 13th Edition, 2022

We are pleased to present the results of Anderson Economic Group’s 13th economic impact report for Michigan’s University Research Corridor. This report comes at a critical juncture for the State of Michigan; one that puts into perspective the role that URC institutions play in sustaining our economy through difficult times. As we prepare this report […]

How much do rideshare drivers earn? More than you might think.

According to our analysis, drivers between May and August 2021 took home nearly $35 per hour after expenses. Thrust into the spotlight during the pandemic, rideshare companies have become important sources of supplemental income for thousands, even as important questions persist about this new, flexible economy. At the core of these conversations is a simple […]

Housing Affordability in the Charleston Metro Area

The Charleston Trident Association of  REALTORS® (CTAR) retained Anderson Economic Group to conduct a study of housing affordability policy in the Charleston metropolitan area, including an analysis of affordability in the existing housing market and an evaluation of policy proposals to improve housing affordability in the region. To characterize the existing housing affordability landscape, we […]

Michigan Cannabis Market Growth, 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 [...]

State Economic Competitiveness Benchmarking Report 2020

Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) is a nonprofit organization composed of the chairpersons and senior executives of some of Michigan’s largest job providers and universities. BLM is dedicated to making Michigan a “Top Ten” state for jobs and economic growth. BLM retained Anderson Economic Group to provide data and analysis for its annual Benchmarking report. […]

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 […]

Empowering Michigan: The Economic Impact of Michigan’s University Research Corridor

 

Economic & Fiscal Impact of the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF)

The Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) is a multidisciplinary underground science research laboratory located in Lead, South Dakota. SURF is managed by the South Dakota Science and Technology Authority (SDSTA). SDSTA retained Anderson Economic Group to estimate the economic and fiscal impact of SURF on South Dakota and the Western South Dakota region. To determine […]

Economic Footprint of Renewable Energy Development in Minnesota

The McKnight Foundation (an environmental advocacy foundation based in Minnesota) retained Anderson Economic Group to conduct an economic and fiscal footprint analysis of Xcel Energy’s draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), as well as an alternative energy development plan proposed by a coalition of clean energy organizations (CEOs). Xcel Energy is the largest electric utility provider […]

The Impact of Metropolitan Districts on Housing Costs in Colorado

The Longmont Association of REALTORS® retained Anderson Economic Group to conduct a study on the impact of metropolitan districts on housing costs in Colorado. Metropolitan districts are units of local government that have the authority to issue municipal bonds and provide government services. In Colorado, housing developers often establish metropolitan districts to finance public infrastructure […]