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See which Michigan regions are growing the fastest

See which Michigan regions are growing the fastest

November 11, 2014 | Ted Roelofs, Mike Wilkinson

While the Detroit region is beginning to emerge from recession, the Grand Rapids, Monroe and Benton Harbor areas posted strong GDP gains in 2013.

Michigan’s economic comeback promising, but incomplete

Michigan’s economic comeback promising, but incomplete

November 11, 2014 | Ted Roelofs

Amid promising signs of growth, Michigan still has not reached its peak GDP from a decade ago.

Grand Rapids growth invites civic pride

Grand Rapids growth invites civic pride

November 11, 2014 | Ted Roelofs

The Grand Rapids region is strong in virtually every economic sector, and is the closest of any Michigan region to returning to pre-recession levels.

Lansing and Ann Arbor staging a battle of economic might

Lansing and Ann Arbor staging a battle of economic might

November 11, 2014 | Ted Roelofs

The Lansing and Ann Arbor regions are closely matched in GDP. Ann Arbor is just ahead in 2013. But will it last?

Recovering Detroit region still drives the state

Recovering Detroit region still drives the state

November 11, 2014 | Ted Roelofs

The Detroit region, digging out from a tough decade, still wields manufacturing might. But its future may well hinge on health care.

Twenty years after NAFTA, a mini Detroit rises in Mexico

Twenty years after NAFTA, a mini Detroit rises in Mexico

September 25, 2014 | Serena Maria Daniels

Saltillo was once prized for its colonial architecture. Now, this Mexican desert city is flanked by a sprawling vista of tiny stucco homes, where first generation auto workers scrape to join the middle class.

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