UH Economists‘ Study of September 11 Effects on Hawaiʻi‘s Economy Now Available

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Posted: Jan 18, 2002

The full text of "The Effect on Hawaiʻi‘s Economy
of the September 11 Terror Attacks," a study by University of Hawaiʻi
at Manoa economy associate professors Dr. Byron Gangnes and Dr. Carl Bonham,
was recently released by the Department of Business, Economic Development and

It includes an introduction, an overlook of the pre-attack economy and of the
adverse effects of the attack to date, and preliminary economic forecasts for
the next two years. Also provided are alternative optimistic and pessimistic
scenarios for Hawaiʻi‘s economy.

Bonham and Gangnes are research associates with the University of Hawaiʻi
Economic Research Organization (UHERO). Established in December 1997 within
the Social Science Institute of UH Manoa, UHERO‘s mission is to inform
public- and private-sector economic decision-making through quantitative and
analytical research with a particular focus on the economies of Hawaiʻi
and the Asia-Pacific region. UHERO maintains current information to support
econometric forecasting, modeling, simulation, statistical, and policy analyses.
It also facilitates and supports cooperative research with different departments
and institutes at UH, and with other universities, government agencies, and
private organizations.

The report is available online at http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/uhero/index.html.
For more information about UHERO, visit http://www2.hawaii.edu/~uhero.