Research by James Hohman, fiscal policy analyst, shows that claims of Michigan experiencing a "brain drain" are not true.

"It's been one of the most over-hyped myths that's been out there," Hohman told the Michigan Information & Research Service (subscription required). "The simple truth is that these young people are already high mobile, even in a good economy, and that even in Michigan's ongoing bad times, we're actually doing pretty well in attracting graduates to the state."

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The MIRS story was prompted by this blog post by Hohman.