Economist: `Robust belt' will keep humming in 1998
- Midwest polishes rusty image, forges rebound. Tyson, James L. // Christian Science Monitor;4/30/97, Vol. 89 Issue 108, p8
Discusses the accomplishments made in the Midwest, United States of covering incomes, employment and governance. Information on a report issued by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; Reference to the nation's unemployment rate; What was cited in the report; Details on the economic conditions...
- The former rust belt now shines as manufacturer of economic growth. Tyson, James L. // Christian Science Monitor;11/15/95, Vol. 87 Issue 246, p1
Focuses on the economic growth of the ten Midwest states located in the United States as reported in November 1995. High employment rate in the states; Continuation in the trend could lead to the highest employment rate recorded, greater than the national average; Condition in the states during...
- Thump, thump, thump. Healy, Beth // Crain's Chicago Business;4/3/95, Vol. 18 Issue 14, p3
Reports on the economic prospects of Chicago, Illinois and the Midwest. Economy as heading to the proverbial `soft landing'; Industries that propelled growth in the area; Projected spending of businesses and consumers in the second half of 1995; Scaleback in the auto industries; Techniques in...
- Rust Belt Comeback. // World & I;Aug99, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p40
Discusses the reasons for the economic improvement in the Rust Belt, a center of heavy industry located in the Midwest. Previous economic problems in the region; Availability of service jobs; Improvement in agriculture.
- How the Midwest Has Won. Testa, William A. // World & I;Aug99, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p42
Discusses the importance of technology and improved product quality of automakers and other manufacturers in the Midwest for the economic recovery of the region. Unemployment rate in the region and the whole of the United States (US); Geographic feature of the Midwest; Changes in the way...
- Four Keys to Success. Skorburg, John W. // World & I;Aug99, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p50
Focuses on the factors that contributed to the economic success of the Midwest in the 1990s. Growth of overall economy in the United States (US); Tax system; Availability of quality education; Increase in employment opportunities.
- Midwest offers unique qualities to foster growing tech economy. Keithley, Joseph P. // Crain's Cleveland Business;12/04/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 50, p11
Comments on the favorable economic conditions in the Midwest for fostering the growth of high technology businesses. Areas in the region showing the business dynamism and innovations; Potentials of the area's pool of skilled employees.
- Midwest Farm Values Inch Higher. // Land Report;Winter2014, p28
The article discusses the farmland values of midwestern states in the U.S. in the second quarter of 2014.
- Flooding still taking its toll. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;8/2/93, Vol. 231 Issue 5, p12
Reports on damage to small towns caused by continued flooding of the Middle West states. Sny levee in Illinois; St. Louis in Mississippi.
- Midwest stores wait out the flood, pitch in to help. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/16/1993, Vol. 166 Issue 11, p12
Discusses the effects of the Des Moines River overflow on the population in the Midwest and on sales of retailers. Damages to property; Kmart stores; Wal-Mart; Younkers; Seifert's; Association of Iowa Merchants; Emergency assistance; Federal Emergency Management Agency.