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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Economic and Fiscal Impact of First-Time Homebuyer Savings Accounts in Ohio

The Ohio Association of REALTORS (OAR) commissioned AEG to estimate the potential impact of a proposed first-time homebuyer savings account (FHSA) program in Ohio that would allow residents to deposit and withdraw funds from a tax-sheltered savings account as long as those funds are used to purchase a home. To determine the economic impact of […]