Saturday, April 07, 2007

Restarting Michigan's Stalled Economy

For much of the 20th century, Michigan was a model of prosperity, a magnet for human capital -- attracting and retaining a critical mass of world-renowned engineers and entrepreneurs -- and seemed destined to be an economic engine for the nation. But then came the 1970s and the state has been sputtering ever since. Today, a deep fog has settled over a once bright business climate.

Read more of former Comerica Bank chief economist David Littman's (now with the Mackinac Center) article in the WSJ, "Restarting Michigan's Economy," where he proposes to make Michigan a right-to-work state.

1 Comments:

At 4/07/2007 5:45 AM, Anonymous bob wright said...

Have no fear, the Detroit News reports that

"Facing a budget deficit that has passed the $1 billion mark, House Democrats Thursday offered a spending plan that would buy a MP3 player or iPod for every school child in Michigan."

Brilliant!

 

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