The Coastal Empire Economic Indicators are designed to provide continuously updating quarterly snapshots of the Savannah Metropolitan Statistical Area economy. The coincident index measures the current economic heartbeat of the region. The leading index provides a short term forecast of the region’s economic activity in six to nine months.
Armstrong Atlantic State University Center for Regional Analysis, "Coastal Empire Economic Monitor, 3rd Quarter, 2005" (2005). Coastal Empire Economic Monitor. 7.