Economic Development

Blown Away By Flawed Research on Jobs Program

Michigan spent millions with little to show for it

Michigan spent millions with little to show for it … more

Rumors of Taxpayer Spending

State job funds are expensive and underwhelming

State job funds are expensive and underwhelming … more

Economic Interference Week

Economic Development Week is no cause for celebration

Economic Development Week is no cause for celebration … more

Job Churn Shows Why Targeted Tax Favors Do Not Work

There is constant job loss and creation in the state economy

There is constant job loss and creation in the state economy … more

Pure Flummery: Seeing Double on Corporate Welfare Spin

Pure Michigan ads are attractive corporate welfare

Pure Michigan ads are attractive corporate welfare … more

Tax Cuts Beat Selective Favors in Economic Growth

Only broad changes will improve the state's economy

Only broad changes will improve the state's economy … more

The MEDC’s Pure Michigan Puffery: Part II

Reforms could make agency more credible

Reforms could make agency more creditable … more

MEDC’s Pure Michigan Puffery: Part I

Agency claims about success deserve more scrutiny

Agency claims about success deserve more scrutiny … more

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