Michigan Cannabis Market Growth and Size

The Michigan Cannabis Manufacturers Association (MCMA) retained Anderson Economic Group to review the structure of Michigan’s cannabis market and determine the size of the cannabis market by segment, including licit and illicit. Cannabis is one of the nation’s fastest growing cash crops. In Michigan, medical cannabis has been legal for over a dozen years, and [...]

Michigan marijuana retailers spread across Michigan, room for expansion remains

New geographic analysis by experts at Anderson Economic Group (AEG) shows that, after little more than eighteen months, the retail cannabis industry has spread quickly across Michigan. “Over 80% of Michiganders now live within a 20-minute drive of an adult-use retail store,” said Brian Peterson, AEG director of public policy and economic analysis. “Our analysis […]

Michigan struggles to overcome COVID

Lethargic labor force recovery suggests Michigan economy has a long way to go before declaring recovery from COVID-19 pandemic East Lansing, MI– An analysis of newly released labor market data by experts at Anderson Economic Group (AEG) shows that the Michigan labor market is still struggling to recover in the wake of the COIVD-19 pandemic. […]

State Economic Competitiveness Benchmarking Report 2020

Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) is a nonprofit organization composed of the chairpersons and senior executives of some of Michigan’s largest job providers and universities. BLM is dedicated to making Michigan a “Top Ten” state for jobs and economic growth. BLM retained Anderson Economic Group to provide data and analysis for its annual Benchmarking report. […]

Empowering Michigan: 12th Edition of the Economic Impact Report of Michigan’s University Research Corridor

The University Research Corridor (URC) is an alliance of Michigan’s research universities, including the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Wayne State University. URC retained Anderson Economic Group to estimate the economic impact that URC universities have on Michigan’s economy. AEG has been conducting this economic benefit analysis for the URC since 2007. Anderson […]

Empowering Michigan: The Economic Impact of Michigan’s University Research Corridor

 

State of the Lansing Region

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) and Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) partnered to sponsor the inaugural State of the Lansing Region report. Upon receiving support from the area’s business community and local stakeholders, the two organizations commissioned Anderson Economic Group to conduct a benchmarking study for the Lansing region. In this study, we […]

Michigan’s bet on online gaming pays off

Online gaming takes off as brick-and-mortar casino revenues tumble during pandemic East Lansing, MI–An analysis of casino revenue data by experts at Anderson Economic Group shows that online gaming, which was legalized this January, could be a boon for Michigan’s ailing gaming industry and for gaming tax revenue. The State closed brick-and-mortar casinos for several […]

New Data Shows Michigan Job Recovery Backtracking

Leisure and hospitality industries among the hardest hit as state finishes 2020 on a sour note East Lansing, MI–An analysis of new employment data by experts at Anderson Economic Group (AEG) shows that the Michigan economy is moving in the wrong direction for the first time since it began its recovery from the initial shock […]

Analysis of Michigan’s Options Under the EPA’s Clean Power Plan