Tax cuts and economic growth

Another great New York Times Economix blog from Bruce Bartlett entitled "the Bush tax-cut failure". Bartlett is one of the original supply side tax cutters. He served as senior staff to, among others, Jack Kemp, Ronald Reagan and Ron Paul.…

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Another irrelevant business ranking

Interesting Peter Luke column for Bridge on the conundrum of Michigan, despite enacting two big business tax cuts and right to work legislation, ranking near the bottom in a survey of more than 700 corporate CEOs according to Chief Executive…

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Attracting talent

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a column for the Financial Times makes the case that talent is what matters most to economic growth. And that place –– particularly vibrant central cities –– is the key to attracting talent. The…

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Design as an economic engine

Interesting feature in Atlantic Cities entitled: A Visual History of Michigan's Outsize Influence on American Modernism. The story is built around the upcoming Michigan Modern Symposium upcoming at Cranbrook from June 13-16. Both the article and conference web site are worth…

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Crain’s on talent

Crain's Detroit Business featured talent in their Mackinac Conference edition. Four articles. All worth checking out! They  highlight the importance, challenges and opportunities of preparing, retaining and attracting talent. An essential ingredient for future Michigan growth. Crain's convened a roundtable…

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