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Forecast indicates state economy will bottom out in 2011

May 3, 2010

Business Leaders for Michigan’s first quarter survey of 70 of Michigan’s most prominent executives indicates that the Michigan economy should bottom-out during early 2011 — the same conclusion reached in the fourth quarter survey. However, the executives still forecast that Michigan will lag the nation’s economic performance over the next 18 months and, as a result, predict modest hiring gains. The executives represent a cross-section of industries across Michigan and are in a unique position to assess the direction of the economy. 

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State economy sliding national dip ebbing

August 9, 2009

Detroit Renaissance and the Michigan Business Leadership Council completed the first-ever survey of 60 of Michigan’s most prominent CEOs to ascertain their projections for Michigan’s and the U.S. economy. The CEOs represent a cross-section of industries across Michigan and are in a unique position to assess the direction of the economy.

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