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, […]

AEG COVID-19 Analyses: May 2020 (archive)

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 (archive)

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 Related Media Coverage

COVID-Related AEG Media Coverage June 2020 6.17: Op-Ed from Patrick Anderson 6.28: Crain’s Detroit 6.23: Toledo Blade 6.23: Wall Street Journal 6.4: City Pulse May 2020 5.23: Detroit News 5.21: Detroit Free Press 5.20: Detroit News 5.19: Detroit News 5.17: Bridge 5.15: Detroit News 5.13: Detroit News 5.10: Crain’s Detroit 5.9: Detroit News 5.8: WDIV Detroit […]

AEG COVID-19 Analyses: April, 2020 (archive)

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 […]

Panic-buying, pot delivery, and social distancing: What’s next for cannabis during the COVID-19 crisis?

April 30, 2020 Panic-buying, pot delivery, and social distancing: What’s next for cannabis during the COVID-19 crisis? Multiple factors shape cannabis markets as pandemic unfolds Chicago, IL—In a few short years, cannabis sales have transformed from a mostly illegal enterprise to an ‘essential business’ that many states have kept open during the COVID-19 epidemic, the […]

COVID-19 Progression and Effects of Business Closures on Michigan’s Workers

Anderson Economic Group was retained to develop a comprehensive report detailing the best information available on both the course of the COVID-19 epidemic and its effects on the Michigan economy. The resulting memorandum provides a summary of COVID-19’s progression, considers the impact of the virus and stay at home orders on Michigan’s economy, and identifies large […]

Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic on U.S. Economy

Latest Chart Data: 7-27-20 Latest Commentary: 7-27-20 AEG’s Ongoing COVID-19 Analysis Memo to Michigan’s Governor: Covid-19 Progression and Michigan’s economy (revised 4/22) COVID-19 Related Media Releases and Other Analysis: Analysis of Trump Executive Actions Big-10 Sports Losses Spike in Cannabis Sales Attributable to COVID-19 COVID-19 Takes Divergent Path Across Illinois Cities COVID-19’s Toll on the […]

COVID-19 Outbreak: Updated US Auto Industry Analysis 2/20/2020

Key findings of this update The auto industry experts at Anderson Economic Group estimate that the crisis will cause production in China to drop by at least 2 million units in 2020—roughly equivalent to the seven times the production loss during the 2019 UAW-GM strike in the US. The list of strongly affected automakers has […]