George Erickcek

9:40 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Upjohn Institute Economist predicts continued slow job growth in Calhoun County

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George Erickcek says county jobs are still 1,500 short of pre-recession levels
George Erickcek expects at least another two years of growth for Calhoun County - but he cautioned that he has a track record of being too optimistic, too.
7:14 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Upjohn Institute economist projects strong economic growth in Ottawa County

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George Erickcek predicts strong growth for next two years
A sellout crowd of local business leaders listened to economist George A. Erickcek explain Tuesday at the first West Coast Chamber of Commerce Early Bird Breakfast of the New Year that significant progress should continue to happen throughout Michigan in the next two years.
1:57 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Upjohn Institute analyst finds unemployment rate dropped, but employment remained flat

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Upjohn Institute Senior Regional Analyst George Erickcek says there are several troubling signs for Calhoun County's economy.
Calhoun County 2013-14 Economic Forecast by The words on the screen before George Erickcek's presentation said it all: "2012 was not a good year." The senior regional analyst at the Kalamazoo-based W.E.