Items Tagged with 'economic growth'


West Michigan economy poised for a positive summer

May 8, 2015
The West Michigan growth rate continues upward. Read More

Improve Michigan’s education outcomes and systems

December 19, 2014
Year-end statistical analysis and 2015 projections certainly provide good news for merrymaking, but it may be short-lived rather than a “new era” of prosperity. Read More

Median household income is best in six years

December 12, 2014
Economic growth in West Michigan eased to a slower pace in November, according to data collected during the last two weeks of the month. Read More

Lethargic global economy leaves its mark on Michigan

June 27, 2014
Robust economic growth around the world translates to strong foreign demand for American goods, which via exports contributes significantly to Michigan's economic development and job creation. Read More

Index for long-term outlook is reason for optimism

April 11, 2014
Growth accelerates. That’s the latest word on the West Michigan economy, according to data collected during the last two weeks of March. Read More

Executives forecast positive economic growth

State’s recovery should outpace national economy.

February 21, 2014
In the race for economic development and recovery, Michigan might have a head start. Read More

State’s exports tracking with sluggish national trend

December 6, 2013
The latest quarterly indicators on economic growth from around the globe confirm the world economy has lost its momentum. Read More

Street Talk: Blame Washington for a new batch of worries

New heights.

April 5, 2013
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s latest quarterly small business survey finds that Washington policies continue to hamper hiring and growth, with over a quarter of small businesses saying they have lost employees in the last year. Read More

West Michigan economy surges upward across the board

March 15, 2013
Nicely up. That’s the latest word on the West Michigan economy, according to the data collected in the last two weeks of February. Read More

Michigan outpaces nation in exporting manufactured goods

February 8, 2013
Economic growth unfolding around the globe affects business and consumer spending, and through purchases of foreign goods shapes up Michigan’s exports, jobs and overall economic development. Read More