U.S. Metro Economies

Our series of U.S. Metro Economies reports measuring the impact of our nation’s metropolitan areas.

U.S. Metro Economies 2020 GMP and Unemployment Forecast

Download Report Download Tables Key Findings: 2020 GMP and Unemployment Forecast GMP (Gross Metro Product) The sum of real metro GMP will fall by 8.8% in 2020, equating to a $1.45 trillion drop in metro economic output, or a loss of $14,700 per metro household. Losses in GMP will be

By |2020-07-22T13:11:25-04:00July 22, 2020|Reports, U.S. Metro Economies|

New Report: U.S. Metro Areas Continue to Drive Nation’s Economic Growth, Post Fifth Consecutive Year of Increase

For 18th year, U.S. Conference of Mayors releases annual report, forecasts growth of cities and metro regions   Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) released its 18th annual report and forecast on U.S. Metro Economies, showing that cities and metro regions continue to be the engines of U.S. economic growth. In 2018,

Mayors See Infrastructure Investment As Key To Future As U.S. Metros Lead Nation’s Job Growth, But Many Still Lag Behind

Washington, D.C. -- While the nation’s metropolitan areas are economically strong with more than 300 metros experiencing job growth in 2016 and accounting for 95% of all the U.S. job gains last year, growth continues to remain uneven, with nearly one-third of metro cities (121) still not having recovered their lost jobs from the Great Recession,

State, Local Governments Urge Congress to Preserve State and Local Tax Deduction and Tax-Exempt Municipal Bonds in Tax Reform Efforts

Washington – The seven leading organizations that represent state and local governments at the federal level – the National Governors Association, National Association of Counties, National League of Cities, U.S. Conference of Mayors, International City/County Management Association, National Conference of State Legislatures and The Council of State Governments – issued the following statement on President

By |2017-04-28T13:08:38-04:00April 28, 2017|News, Press Room, U.S. Metro Economies|
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