About This Article October 2013

The Midwest Economy Index (MEI) was +0.22 in October, down from +0.34 in September.

Index Shows Midwest Economic Growth Decreased in October
Last Updated: 11/29/13

The Midwest Economy Index (MEI) decreased to +0.22 in October from +0.34 in September, and the relative MEI fell to +0.19 in October from +0.62 in September. October’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.