The author wishes to thank all those who contributed to this report. Special thanks to Mr. Michael Mills of the Michigan State Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Mr. Lawrence Reed of the Mackinac Center, and Mr. James Rodney of the Detroit Forming Company.

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