Governors can do a lot to improve Michigan. But their administrations often are defined by economies that are influenced by trends beyond state borders.
We can’t make good policy decisions if the ‘facts’ in our heads are wrong, say two Michigan State University economists.
June 29, 2017 | Charles Ballard
Michigan need only look to Kansas to see the fallacy of believing that massive tax cuts will lead to an explosion of economic activity.
September 4, 2014 | Charles Ballard
How much difference can a governor make to Michigan’s economy? Not as much as pundits and politicians think.