The Midwest Economy Index (MEI) increased to +0.41 in August from +0.22 in July, and the relative MEI rose to +0.73 in August from +0.45 in July. August's value for the relative MEI indicates that Midwest economic growth was higher than would typically be suggested by the growth rate of the national economy.
About This ArticleAugust 2013
The Midwest Economy Index (MEI) was +0.41 in August, up from +0.22 in July.
Index Shows Midwest Economic Growth Increased in August
Last Updated: 09/30/13