Vince Lambert said he instinctively knew what his next step should be after the effects of COVID-19 caused him to close his Grand Rapids brewery and restaurant.
Mar 26, 2021
Shift to electric vehicles, auto industry resilience are key messages at VAGTC auto suppliers symposium
The auto industry has proved to be very resilient as it continues to recover from the effects of the pandemic, said Mike Wall, executive director of automotive analysis at IHS Markit.
Mar 11, 2021
The West Michigan economy remains on a positive footing, although time will likely show January was the peak of the COVID-19 recession recovery, said Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in the Seidman College of Business.
Mar 5, 2021
The most up-to-date industry forecasts and trends will be revealed March 11 at the virtual Michigan Automotive Suppliers Symposium, hosted by the Van Andel Global Trade Center.
Mar 3, 2021
The West Michigan economy jumped into 2021 on a very positive note. Typical of most recession recoveries, nearly all statistics reflect the pent-up demand created over these past months, said Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in Grand Valley's Seidman College of Business.
Feb 4, 2021
Solid growth expected for West Michigan economy, business leaders optimistic, says economics professor
Improving business confidence, along with strong employment growth and sales growth, are expected for the West Michigan economy in 2021, said Paul Isely, associate dean and professor of economics in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University.
Jan 14, 2021
The West Michigan industrial economy ended 2020 on a positive note, said Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in Grand Valley State Universityýs Seidman College of Business.
Jan 8, 2021
The COVID-19 recession is the first recession to affect women more than men, said Paul Isely, associate dean and professor of economics in the Seidman College of Business.
Nov 18, 2020
Brian Long said in a W-shaped recovery, the economy begins to recover rapidly, but then falls into a second period of decline.
Nov 6, 2020