The Assumption College Economic Indicators Project will offer quarterly updates on the greater Worcester economy. Each update will include three components: the Worcester Economic Index (WEI) an index of the local economic activity, a 6 month forecast of the WEI based on national leading indicators, and a 6-month diffusion index of local leading indicators.

The Author

Dr. Thomas White is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics & Global Studies at Assumption College.