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

September’s AndCan Index:™ AEG Sees Further Growth in Legal Cannabis Demand

June’s monthly demand for legal cannabis products was up 1.7%. U.S. product demand year-over-year is 20.0% higher. Demand was a little softened after a strong showing in May. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EAST LANSING, MI—September 3, 2019—AEG’s monthly AndCan IndexTM confirms a further increase in demand for legal cannabis products in the United States, ticking up… Continue reading

Reforming MPSERS: The impact of issuing pension obligation bonds and extending debt payments

Governor Gretchen Whitmer and leaders of the GOP-led Michigan House and Senate have recently considered proposals to postpone making required principal and interest payments on the unfunded accrued actuarial liability (UAAL) of the Michigan Public School Employee Retirement System (MPSERS). For all variations of this idea, the immediate results of such actions would be the… Continue reading

AndCan Index™ August 2019 Release: U.S. demand for legal cannabis products accelerates in May

Monthly demand for legal cannabis products in the U.S. increased 2.6% in May. Year-over-year, cannabis product demand for May is up 20.6%. After April’s slightly softer growth, demand has re-accelerated. EAST LANSING, MI—August 2, 2019—The most recent monthly AndCan IndexTM indicates that demand for legal cannabis products in the United States rose by 2.6% in… Continue reading

Anderson Economic Group AndCan Index™ July 2019 Release: US demand for legal cannabis products continues to grow

Anderson Economic Group’s AndCan IndexTM shows continued growth in April Monthly demand for legal cannabis products in the US increased 1.2% in April Cannabis product demand is up 19% over April 2018 After March’s strong reading, April’s growth softened slightly EAST LANSING, MI—July 10, 2019—According to Anderson Economic Group’s monthly AndCan Index,TM the demand for legal… Continue reading

Anderson Economic Group AndCan Index,™ June 2019 Release: Growth in U.S. demand for legal cannabis products ramps up in March

Monthly demand for legal cannabis products in the U.S. increased 2.1% in March. Cannabis product demand is up 19% from March 2018. This is the fourth monthly increase to top 2% in the last year. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EAST LANSING, MI—June 3, 2019—According to the monthly AndCan Index, TM the demand for legal cannabis products… Continue reading

GPPF Releases Healthcare Reform Study Led by Anderson Economic Group

Georgia Public Policy Foundation Releases Healthcare Reform Study Led by Anderson Economic Group; Improved Access, Affordability Recommended for Georgia Residents FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE East Lansing, Michigan—May 28, 2019—Georgia Public Policy Foundation (GPPF) has released a comprehensive report from Anderson Economic Group (AEG) that includes recommendations to innovate healthcare programs for the State of Georgia. These… Continue reading

Patrick L. Anderson’s Statement on Delayed Auto Tariffs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anderson Economic Group CEO Patrick Anderson, whose consulting firm works with manufacturers, suppliers, and dealers in the auto industry in the U.S. and other countries, offers the following statement regarding the White House announcement of a delay in levying tariffs on imported vehicles. “The announcement is welcome news to workers and taxpayers… Continue reading

Anderson Economic Group AndCan Index,™ May 2019 Release: Slight increase in U.S. demand for cannabis products in February

Demand for legal cannabis products in the U.S. increased 1.3% in February. Cannabis product demand is up 20.5% from February 2018. The AndCan Index is constructed using calculations for all 50 states. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EAST LANSING, MI—May 1, 2019—According to the monthly AndCan Index,™ demand for legal cannabis products in the United States rose… Continue reading

Anderson Economic Group AndCan™ Index, April 2019 Release: U.S. demand for cannabis products increases marginally in January

The demand for legal cannabis products in the U.S. increased 0.6% in January. Cannabis product demand is up 21.3% from January 2018. Last month, we released the 2019 benchmarked version of the AndCan™ Index. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EAST LANSING, MI—April 1, 2019—According to the monthly AndCan Index, demand for legal cannabis products in the United… Continue reading