COVID-19 Graphical Analysis

View September 8 data for: Illinois Michigan Minnesota New Jersey South Dakota Vermont Virginia Wyoming Questions? Ask our experts. Background: AEG continues to track the progression of COVID-19 across the US & around the world. Our analyses help businesses, trade associations, and public institutions to: Assess the pandemic trajectory using advanced modeling that naturally captures […]

Pandemic and State Shutdown Orders Seriously Hurting Self-Employed Workers

East Lansing, MI—September 3, 2020: Anderson Economic Group has been watching the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) data closely and comparing it with traditional wage-and-salary based Unemployment Insurance (UI). Figures released today indicate that the trends have diverged. PUA was created by the CARES act and represents an important innovation. Unlike traditional UI, PUA explicitly covers […]

COVID-19 Threatens Nation’s Largest Public Transit Systems

View September 1 data for: New York Washington DC Chicago Boston San Francisco Questions? Ask our experts. Background: AEG continues to track the progression of COVID-19 across the US & around the world. Our analyses help businesses, trade associations, and public institutions to: Assess the pandemic trajectory using advanced modeling that naturally captures the empirically […]

August COVID-19 Commentary: COVID-19 Spread Slowing Across Major Midwestern Cities

View August 26 data for: Illinois Indiana Michigan Minnesota Missouri Ohio Wisconsin Questions? Ask our experts. Background: AEG continues to track the progression of COVID-19 across the US & around the world. Our analyses help businesses, trade associations, and public institutions to: Assess the pandemic trajectory using advanced modeling that naturally captures the empirically observed […]

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COVID-19 Impact Analysis on Big 10 Conference States See also: Related Commentary and Charts

Big Dilemma for Big Ten: COVID-19 in Four Big Ten Conference States

Two-wave model shows trajectory for Michigan, Minnesota, Indiana, and Wisconsin July 24, 2020–East Lansing, MI: The Midwest is home to some of the largest colleges and universities in the country. These institutions are grappling with the challenges of safely reopening in the fall, whether it be online or in-person. Among these choices are how to […]

COVID-19’s Continuing Toll on the Auto Industry

Current Battles and Financial Adversity: A Continued Test for the U.S Auto Industry East Lansing, MI; July 9, 2020—Anderson Economic Group analysts note that May 18, 2020 was a historic Monday in the U.S. automotive industry. On that day, after several weeks of halted production due to the pandemic, major manufacturers scored a small but […]

PPP Loans Extend Lifeline to Fast Food Franchises During COVID-19

Chicago, IL— July 9, 2020—Since the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in late March, the federal government has been battling the economic repercussions of COVID-19 by supplementing unemployment checks and extending loans to small businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). A newly released analysis by experts at Anderson […]

COVID-19 June Commentary and Analysis (archive)

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, […]