Carlos Navarro Published in Seidman Business Review

Jan 14, 2021
Summary: Senior Researcher Carlos I. Navarro, along with former PERC Post-Doctoral Fellow and current Grand Valley State University Assistant Professor Erkmen G. Aslim, published an article, Pandemic Misery Index: Economic Health Implications of COVID-19 in West Michigan, that appeared in the Winter 2021 edition of the Seidman Business Review.
The article adapts the method used in PERC’s Pandemic Misery Index for states and Texas metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) to create an index for western Michigan. The article also shows the change in employment by industry from December 2019 through September 2020 for the state, as well as for the Grand Rapids-Wyoming MSA.
Read the full article in the Seidman Business Review here.