Tag: drivers of state economic growth

GE to Boston, ConAgra to Chicago

For years we have used the following quote from Rich Karlgaard, publisher of Forbes magazine, to describe what increasingly drives state and local economic growth:

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Michigan’s recovery

Good news! The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released revised data on Michigan employment for 2011 and 2012. They show larger job gains than previously

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The Real Minnesota Story

High praise for LivingstonDaily.com for a story destroying the claim by a Republican State Senate candidate that Minnesota is a low tax state.  Finally someone

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Transportation Drives Growth

Terrific article by Christopher Leinberger in this month’s Atlantic. It’s about the increased consumer demand – in both cities and suburbs – for walkable neighborhoods

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Not Low Business Costs

I finally had the time to take a look at the annual competitiveness report published by Business Leaders for Michigan. The one that gets so

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