Items Tagged with 'Michigan Future'

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Urban experiment taught school sponsors six lessons

July 29, 2016
For the past seven years, Michigan Future has helped launch and support new high schools in the city of Detroit. Read More

Emphasize downtown residential development

March 11, 2016
A core finding of Michigan Future's research has been that what made us prosperous in the past won't in the future. Read More

Knowledge-based services are center of American jobs

December 25, 2015
What stands out in Michigan Future’s new report, Michigan’s Transition to a Knowledge-Based Economy, is that in the fifth year of a national expansion –– and an even stronger domestic auto industry recovery –– Michigan, on nearly all key 2014 economic and education attainment metrics, is a national laggard. Read More

Local wages way below average

Michigan Future report emphasizes a transition toward a knowledge-based economy.

November 20, 2015
In the report Michigan’s Transition to a Knowledge-Based Economy 2007-2014, Michigan Future Inc. explores why the state has become a low-prosperity state and the economic challenges the state — and Grand Rapids and Detroit — must overcome to move toward high prosperity and generating a broad middle class. Read More

Minnesota: A case study of prosperity

July 18, 2014
Michigan Future –– the think tank I lead –– has just released its latest report: “State Policies Matter: How Minnesota’s Tax, Spending and Social Policies Help It Achieve the Best Economy Among Great Lakes States.” Read More

Report says automotive optimism ‘misplaced’

Michigan Future study indicates factory jobs are lagging those in knowledge-based services.

November 11, 2013
Michigan’s auto industry is on a roll again, and a lot of people are counting on it to keep rolling. Read More

Where do we go from here?

April 12, 2013
We started our work at Michigan Future with the question: “Where do we want to go from here?” Read More