Assumption hosts Worcester Economic Index lecture

Full and original article posted on Worcester Magazine

Professor Tom White reviewed his “Worcester Economic Index,” which has been in development since the summer of 2012, this evening at Assumption College as the first of a year long series called the Fairman Cowan Collegiate Lecture Series.

The economic index that White created offers quarterly updates on the greater Worcester economy. The updates include three components: an index of local economic activity, a six month forecast of the Worcester Economic Index based on national indicators and a six month diffusion index of local indicators.

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