Ohio

Interesting New York Times Sunday Magazine article on the Ohio economy and politics. The article is primarily about the intersection between the state's economy and the presidential election. What is of more interest to me is three insights about the…

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The 3.0 agenda: three quotes

For my Wayne State speech I used three quotes to introduce our framework for what state and local policy makers and economic development leaders should focus on if they want to recreate  a high prosperity Michigan – a place with…

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Choosing to be Mississippi again

Brian Dickerson's Detroit Free Press column "What Rick Snyder wants most of all" column is highly recommended. It raises all the right questions about what direction the Governor wants Michigan to head in. Using the Governor's proposal for another big…

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Business following talent

Fascinating New York Times article on UBS entitled Regretting Move, Bank May Return to Manhattan. Its about UBS  considering moving back to Manhattan because they can't attract talent to their huge suburban Connecticut trading operations. As the Times writes: ...UBS…

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Cut and then what?

Insightful Rick Haglund column on AnnArbor.com. He makes the point that after the reset of Michigan state government this year the state faces a fundamental choice in where it goes from here. One path is to do more of what…

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