CivMetrics collects economic and business conditions data for the largest MSAs in the United States. In this installment we go national, and compare GDP growth forecasts from top firms around the United States. How are firms feeling about Q3 growth now vs last month? For questions about our data, or to request data, please contact

The Bureau of Economic Analysis’ (BEA) advance estimate for Q3 GDP growth is still a month away. But while we wait, here’s a round-up of Q3 GDP growth estimates from major banks, consulting firms and federal agencies.

NOTE: We compare each firm’s previous forecast with their most recent forecast. All numbers are annualized.

UPDATED 9/27/21 at 1:00 PM CST