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UM Economists: Recovery A Marathon, Not A Sprint

Although the nation’s economy has started to improve this fall, the next two years will bring only moderate economic growth, generating just enough jobs to slowly reduce unemployment, say economists at the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2011

UM Forecast: Mich. Will Finally Add Jobs, But Economy Still Hurting

After losing nearly 850,000 jobs since 2000, the Michigan economy will gain jobs next year for the first time in more than a decade, say economists at the University of Michigan. “It is our sense […]


ESD Economic Forecast Finds Hope Ahead

Despite a decimated manufacturing sector, there’s hope for Michigan’s economy ahead, according to presenters Tuesday at the Engineering Society of Detroit’s 2011 Economic Forecast for Design and Construction. Much of the promise centered around renewable […]