New report to detail economic outlook for Washtenaw County

ANN ARBOR, MI – Will Ann Arbor reach a predicted unemployment rate of 2.5 percent, and how many jobs have been created across the region in the past year?

The Washtenaw Economic Club is preparing to answer those questions with the unveiling of the club’s 2017 Economic Outlook at its next gathering. The report is a detailed forecast that covers what the county can anticipate in the next three years.

The 32nd Economic Outlook presentation takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at Washtenaw Community College. It includes a question and answer session featuring University of Michigan economists Gabriel Ehrlich and Donald Grimes, the creators of the report, and a panel of Washtenaw County officials.

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