Economic Development

A Look Back at Michigan's Battery Subsidies

Mackinac Center policy analysts discuss A123

Mackinac Center policy analysts discuss A123 … more

Michigan Film Incentives ‘All But Dead’

But if the MEDC wants them, it can keep them

But if the MEDC wants them, it can keep them … more

The Problem of Corporate Welfare

Corporate welfare leaves smaller companies to struggle … more

Tracking the True Cost of Tourism Spending

Fiscal policy initiative director discusses new study with Michael Patrick Shiels on Michigan's Big Show.

Fiscal policy initiative director discusses new study with Michael Patrick Shiels on Michigan's Big Show. … more

State Tourism Spending Ineffective

For every $1 spent, hotel industry gets one penny … more

Mackinac Expert Talks Film Incentives on NPR

No full-time jobs were created as a result of this corporate welfare

No full-time jobs were created as a result of this corporate welfare … more

Film Incentive Supporters Ignore the Facts

No evidence that Michigan's program is worth the cost

There's still no good evidence for this program … more

House Vote on Terminating Michigan Film Producer Subsidies

House rejects $50 million per year program

House rejects $50 million per year program. … more

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