<< Back

U.S. Manufacturing

Manufacturing output growth was a relatively strong 0.5% in March. And during the most recent three months (to March), growth was a moderate 2.7%, measured on a year-over-year basis. Slow recent growth has thus far prevented the U.S. manufacturing sector from fully regaining the output that was...
  The query on expensing meals s per diem is summarized here (log in first). Other recent surveys can be accessed from the library archive as well: click here. We’ve got two special presentations planned for Ponte Vedra during our May 1-2 conference: (i) a practical primer on managing...
U.S. Industrial Outlook: A Pause Before an Acceleration Need to Know . . . The manufacturing outlook for 2014 and 2015 calls for about a percentage point acceleration in the growth rate each year Business investment-driven manufacturing is responsible for the acceleration in production...
The U.S. Fed has just released its November industrial data (see Cliff Waldman’s comment) while the Eurostat published similar statistics on Europe’s manufacturing output for October late last week. The contrasts between these two reports could not be starker: America’s manufacturing is clearly on...
Vice President and Chief Economist Dan Meckstroth presents MAPI’s revised forecast for economic and manufacturing growth in the United States for the remainder of 2013 and 2014. He begins the discussion by describing the main factors that are driving economic growth and the business environment (...
Neither snow nor rain nor sleet—nor economic recessions nor financial collapses—halts the inexorable accumulation of federal regulations on manufacturing activity. That’s what we found when MAPI teamed up with NERA Economic Consulting to measure how federal rules affect our sector. Reviewing...
A new study TTIP and the Fifty States (by the Bertelsmann Foundation and the Atlantic Council) documents some palpable benefits that state economies could book once a moderately ambitious scope of the treaty takes effect. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a free trade...
A new study TTIP and the Fifty States (by the Bertelsmann Foundation and the Atlantic Council) documents some palpable benefits that state economies could book once a moderately ambitious scope of the treaty takes effect. Let’s recap: the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a...
Senior Economist Don Norman reviews the most recent manufacturing data. The manufacturing industrial production index increased a relatively strong 0.7 percent in August, compared to a 0.4 percent decline in July. The gains were widespread, with 17 of the 25 industries showing expansion. Some of...
Dan Meckstroth reviews a number of economic indicators and discusses in some detail the significant factors influencing the manufacturing outlook. [Members only. Login required to view]  

Pages