Seidman College of Business

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


GVSU researchers find mental health outcomes for Michigan residents worsens despite more access to health insurance

Faculty researchers from the Seidman College of Business found more Michiganders have access to health care and health insurance, yet mental health outcomes for residents have worsened.

Jan 8, 2021


Economics expert: West Michigan recovery picks up steam

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


Faculty researchers, health care leaders will discuss trends, impact of COVID-19 at virtual event

The 12th annual West Michigan Health Care Economic Forecast will begin virtually at 8 a.m. on January 8.

Jan 5, 2021


Partnership stirs up holiday cheer, supports alumni-owned business

Alumni Relations and Stir It Up Bakery partner to offer cookie kits in place of traditional Holiday Brunch with Santa and Louie.

Dec 21, 2020


GVSU expert: Local economic recovery modestly on track

The West Michigan industrial economy remains on the recovery track that began in July, even as restaurants and other establishments continue to face restrictions, said Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in Grand Valley State University's Seidman College of Business.

Dec 8, 2020


Search committee will review applications for employee ombuds soon

Grand Valley's first employee ombuds could begin working in early January, according to the search committee timeline.

Dec 4, 2020


GVSU economist: COVID-19 recession is 'first women's recession'

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


Service milestones: three people recognized for 45, 50 years at GVSU

During the university's 60th anniversary, three people are recognized for 45 or 50 years of service: Gregg Dimkoff, professor of finance; Roger Ellis, professor of theater; and Robert Beasecker, curator of rare books and distinguished collections for University Libraries.

Nov 17, 2020


GVSU expert: West Michigan economic recovery resembles a 'lopsided W'

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