AEG: Continuing Analysis of the GM Strike

Updated October 11, 2019 Keep up with our expert analysis–see AEG’s latest update below. Don’t miss Patrick Anderson’s take on why this strike matters well beyond the auto industry. Much is at stake for American companies and American workers (Detroit News Editorial, 10/2/2019). Media outlets seeking the most current AEG expert analysis, interviews with Patrick… Continue reading

Patrick Anderson: Study Should Give Taxpayers Pause

In response to MISD’s release of an AEG study regarding Michigan’s MPSERS pension debt, Patrick Anderson stated: “This important report should give any taxpayer pause,” noted Patrick L. Anderson, Principal and CEO of Anderson Economic Group, “adding nearly $10 billion to taxpayer debt would be a serious blow to our state’s economy, and immediately overwhelm… Continue reading

Local businesses are feeling winter’s impact

“I think people in Michigan are actually pretty hardy; we get through stuff like this,” said Patrick Anderson of Anderson Economic Group. “Yes, every once in a while, we lose a couple of days working and that hurts the employers and employees, but we’ll get through this.” Watch Here

After nine-year run, UAW profit-sharing routine takes a turn

“This time around, the uncertainty in the auto industry — and the fact that all three of these automakers have already announced some reductions — will trim that spending considerably,” said economist Patrick Anderson, CEO of the East Lansing-based Anderson Economic Group. Read More

Annual levy to go up to help pay for pensions

“Anderson Economic Group examined what would happen if the state government voted to ease the investment restrictions on local pension funds with less than $10 million in assets — that is, allow them to invest more than the 40 percent of its funds in the stock market or to be able to diversify portfolios more… Continue reading

After layoff news, GM workers worry about their ‘next move’

Patrick Anderson, CEO of Anderson Economic Group, talks with PBS NewsHour about the recent decisions made by General Motors Watch Here

Anderson Economic Group AndCan Index, December 2018 Release: U.S. demand for cannabis products increased modestly in September

The demand for legal cannabis products in the U.S. increased by 1.2% in September. Cannabis product demand is up 11.8% from one year ago. The AndCan Index is constructed using calculations for all 50 states. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EAST LANSING, MI—December 6, 2018—The demand for legal cannabis products in the United States increased by 1.2%… Continue reading

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