Economic Impact Report Released for Illinois’ Fermilab

Anderson Economic Group was retained by Fermilab  to study the economic and fiscal impact on Illinois. This report demonstrates a significant impact on the particle physics and accelerator laboratory’s home state of Illinois. The findings, based on FY 2018 data, show an economic impact on the state totaling $452 million. The lab’s activities also created […]

New Release: Special Report on AI Damages, Part I

A new study from AEG’s Patrick L. Anderson shows AI and machine learning negligence pose serious economic risks. Problems can be identified and mitigated by implementing adequate “AI Audit” protocols. Few businesses are prepared for significant damages due to management complicity with bad AI applications AI Audit methodology proposed to safeguard organizations and individuals, limit […]

Business strategy and firm location decisions: testing traditional and modern methods

This paper, written by Patrick L. Anderson for the January issue of the NABE’s Business Economics journal, is the recipient of a 2018 Edmund A. Mennis Contributed Paper Award. The work earned Mr. Anderson his third Mennis award for the nationally-recognized accuracy of its analysis in handicapping location bids for Amazon’s “HQ2.” Abstract For nearly […]

Just-published article explains controversial Amazon HQ2 decisions

Nationally-recognized experts explain why New York City and D.C. were picked over other cities; Notes alternatives to NYC including Newark, Chicago, Atlanta–and even Detroit FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE East Lansing, Michigan—February 19, 2019—An award-winning article that explained Amazon’s choices among cities competing for the coveted “HQ2” facility has just been published. It demonstrates why New York […]

All Amazon Finalists Rank Among Top 25 in AEG HQ2 Index

 

Amazon Names Newark and New York City as ‘HQ2’ Finalists

New York Times,

On Amazon bid, doubters were right, but so were the backers

Crains Detroit,

Where Amazon May Build Its New Headquarters

New York Times,

Financial sector still dominates city’s top companies: SEC

 amNewYork,

DUNE — by the numbers

Rapid City Journal,