AndCan®Index, June 2020 Release: Demand Growth Flat in March

Legal U.S. cannabis product demand remained almost flat in March Monthly demand for U.S. legal cannabis products remained largely steady for the month of March. Year-over-year demand is strong, growing by 13.6%. After increases in January and February, growth stumbled in March for a flat showing. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EAST LANSING, MI—June 25, 2020—According to Anderson […]

COVID-19 Current Commentary and Analysis

Current Commentary and Charts: AEG 2-Wave Models   AEG’s Ongoing COVID-19 Analysis: June 2020 Memo to Michigan’s Governor: Covid-19 Progression and Michigan’s economy (revised 4/22) June 17 Op-Ed from Patrick Anderson June Media Releases and Other COVID-Related Analyses: Cancelled Summer Events Exacting Economic Toll on Chicago Economy Statement on the Impacts of Widespread Looting Anderson […]

Cancelled Summer Events Exacting Economic Toll on Chicago Economy

Chicago, IL; June 9, 2020 — Businesses across Chicago began to reopen last week after more than two months of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. There are still tough times ahead for the city’s economy, however. A major announcement from the Mayor’s office today officially cancelled a number of popular summer events. “Lollapalooza, the Taste of Chicago, […]

Statement on the Impacts of Widespread Looting

East Lansing/Chicago—As cities across the nation held peaceful protest over the death of George Floyd this weekend, several experienced looting that left businesses destroyed or damaged, sometimes beyond repair. Experts at Anderson Economic Group reviewed news publications to identify where looting occurred in the 20 largest metropolitan areas across the country, and estimate that the […]

Anderson Economic Group Economists Estimate Adjusted Unemployment Rate at 16.3% in May

Unemployment and the Pandemic Anderson Economic Group economists have focused on the coronavirus pandemic and the related business and government actions since February of this year. In March, we identified the huge impact of both state executive order restrictions and decisions to restrict travel, cancel events, and close businesses as likely to cause 100 million […]

AEG COVID-19 Analyses: May 2020

AEG’s May COVID-19 Analysis Memo to Michigan’s Governor: Covid-19 Progression and Michigan’s economy (revised 4/22) May Releases and Other Analysis: Covid 19 Cases Trending Down in Tesla Plant Location U.S. Unemployment Payments Now “Among the Largest Payrolls in the History of the World” Upper Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio all Trending Downward Current Commentary and […]

COVID-19 Cases Trending Down in Tesla Plant Location

Alameda County has 1.6 million residents; Less than 40 cases per day on average; lower than many other manufacturing locations May 12, 2020—East Lansing, Michigan—The auto industry experts at Anderson Economic Group, together with the data analytics firm Supported Intelligence, have analyzed COVID-19 case data for all 50 states and multiple countries. These analyses, regularly […]

AEG COVID-19 Analyses: March, 2020

AEG’s March COVID-19 Analysis Memo to Michigan’s Governor: Covid-19 Progression and Michigan’s economy (revised 4/22) March Releases and Other Analysis: March 25, 2020: 5 Points on Tax Revenue Impact March 19, 2020: Over 100 Million US Workers Will Likely Lose Income in April 2020 Current Commentary and Charts   5 Points on Tax Revenue Impact […]

AEG COVID-19 Analyses: April, 2020

AEG’s April COVID-19 Analysis Memo to Michigan’s Governor: Covid-19 Progression and Michigan’s economy (revised 4/22) April Releases and Other Analysis: April 27: Michigan Regional Update, April 27: Most areas continue downward trend April 22: Memo to Michigan’s Governor on Covid-19 Progression and Michigan economy (revised 4/22) April 16: Downward Trend in New Cases Appearing in […]

AndCan®Index, May 2020 Release: Demand Growth Continues

AEG’s AndCan®Index May 2020 Release: February 2020 legal U.S. cannabis product demand increases nearly a full percentage point Monthly demand for legal cannabis products in the U.S. increased by 0.7% in February. Year-over-year demand is strong, showing a 16.2% growth rate. After growth in January, the growth trend continued in February. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EAST […]