Measuring Detroit's Economic Progress with the DEAI

Abstract: This article explains what the Detroit Economic Activity Index (DEAI) tells us about Detroit’s economic progress as of late 2019. Although the rate of progress had slowed some since 2016, the city continued to make headway last year in its recovery from bankruptcy.

Keywords: Detroit Economic Activity Index; Private Investment; Employment; Unemployment; Bankruptcy;

JEL Classification: E24; G33;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Part of Series: Chicago Fed Letter

Publication Date: 2020-03-01

Issue: 434

Pages: 6