Lou Glazer is president and co-founder of Michigan Future, Inc., a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization focused on helping Michigan succeed in a knowledge-driven economy. Its work is funded by Michigan foundations.
April 9, 2019 | Lou Glazer
Yes, unemployment is low. But so is income. Michigan has become a low-prosperity state.
May 22, 2018 | Lou Glazer
Metro Minneapolis is one of the most liveable regions in the country. It didn’t happen overnight.
January 25, 2018 | Lou Glazer
The most successful U.S. states are not characterized by low taxes, but by high levels of college graduates in the knowledge economy.
September 7, 2017 | Lou Glazer
The state needs more revenue to make investments necessary to attract good-paying jobs and train workforce.
August 22, 2017 | Lou Glazer
State should invest in education skills that acknowledge workers will switch jobs throughout their 40-year careers.
August 8, 2017 | Lou Glazer
There is no way back to the prosperous Michigan economy of the 20th Century. We must face this reality and get to work on ideas that will produce a broad middle class, where household income grows for all Michiganders.
December 4, 2015 | Lou Glazer
The state will best begin its climb back to prosperity by acknowledging some hard facts about its past – and future. Education and talent are more important than manufacturing.
May 22, 2014 | Lou Glazer
No matter what you hear, the reality is Millennials with a four-year degree are doing substantially better than their peers without a four-year degree. End of story.