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The Real Economy

A monthly publication for middle market business leaders

THE REAL ECONOMY

The US middle market makes up nearly 40 percent of the country’s economy and employs one-third of its workforce, yet this economic growth engine is often overlooked. As the leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services to middle market businesses, RSM wants to change the conversation.

The Real Economy is a monthly publication to help the middle market anticipate and address the unique issues and challenges facing their businesses and the industries in which they operate.  Written by our chief economist, Joe Brusuelas, and including the insights of professionals throughout the firm, The Real Economy is RSM's answer to making sure the unique needs and opportunities of this important segment of our economy are given the attention they deserve.

CURRENT EDITION

The Real Economy: Volume 73

The Real Economy: Volume 73

We examine the current aid package, racial equity, wages, the vaccine and senior housing, manufacturing and trade, and remote work trends.

  • January 07, 2021
MOST RECENT EDITIONS

The Real Economy: Volume 72

The Real Economy: Volume 72

We examine economic outlook, pandemic-era lending programs, minimum wage, health care provider funding and middle market technology trends.

  • December 07, 2020
The Real Economy: Volume 71

The Real Economy: Volume 71

We examine the election’s economic impact, Fed policy, used car sales, manufacturing trends as well as middle market inventory management.

  • November 16, 2020
The Real Economy: Volume 70

The Real Economy: Volume 70

We examine productivity trends and challenges, monetary policy impact, money velocity, the election and health care, and capex views.

  • October 05, 2020
The Real Economy: Volume 69

The Real Economy: Volume 69

We explore the current economic crisis, policy shift, distressed hospitality industry, cyberattacks in life sciences and reopening trends.

  • September 09, 2020
The Real Economy: Volume 68

The Real Economy: Volume 68

We explore economic recovery and vaccine development, autonomous cars, hiring and compensation, and hurricane season and the middle market.

  • August 03, 2020

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