Michigan Economic Bulletin
A monthly review of economic indicators, state revenue receipts, and appropriations and tax developments. Each issue contains current good and bad economic news, an article of special focus, a list of publications of interest, and economic news from the state capitol; in alternating quarters, a special insert presents a general economic forecast or analyzes economic data for each of the seven Michigan regions.
Written by Robert J. Kleine, M.B.A., Vice President and Senior Economist; Laurie A. Cummings, M.S., Economist; and Alec R. Rodney, M.A., Economist.
- Regional Economic Forecast and High-Seniority Workers: Free Trade’s Big Losers?
- States Brave Complexities of Welfare Reform.
- Rust-Belt No More: New Breed of Midwest Manufacturer Emerges.
- U.S. Automakers Ride Record Truck Sales to Improved Outlook for Sales, Profits.
- Michigan Economic Forecast and A New Generation Gap [re: “Generation X”].
- Property Assessment Growth at Six-Year Low in 1993.
- Regional Economic Forecast and A New Type of Sales Tax Grows in Popularity.
- Service Wages Catch Up and Teachers’ Union Challenges Strike Law.
- Michigan Economic Forecast and Slowing the Growth of Business Attraction Incentives.
- Demand for Higher Education Grows and Budget Surplus Bigger Than Expected and Welfare Reforms Pay Off.
- Local Aid Not What It Used to Be and Legislature Must Face Charter School Predicament.
- Michigan Economic Forecast and Information Highway Energizes Rural Development /and/ SBT Reform Likely in 1995 and “Romulus” Loophole to be Closed.