Mark G. Michaelsen is a Lansing policy analyst and writer with a long record of service in government and education in Michigan and Washington, D.C. Michaelsen received a B.A. with Honors from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, where he studied economics and political science. He has written for policy journals and national magazines of opinion.
Charles D. Van Eaton is a widely published economist who is currently the chairman of the Economics Department at Hillsdale College and a member of the Board of Directors for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.
Gary L. Wolfram is a professor of Economics at Hillsdale College and a Senior Policy Analyst for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. Wolfram is also a former Deputy Director of the Department of Treasury for the State of Michigan.