Bracing for an economic recession, the need to bring millennials to the region & other takeaways from the Muskegon County Economic Forecast

Muskegon—along with the rest of West Michigan and the country—should brace itself for an economic recession that will likely hit by the end of 2019, economist Paul Isely told a group of hundreds of local business leaders Friday morning.

 

“Are you getting a little worried about 2019? Yeah, I can tell; there’s this many people here to listen to an economist on a snowy day,” Isely, the associate dean of undergraduate programs at Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business, said to the crowd gathered for the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Muskegon County Economic Forecast” on Friday, Jan. 25.

 

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