Welcome to the Mackinac Center's Detroit page, where you'll find Detroit-specific research and writings based on our continuing effort to improve the lives of all Michigan residents. The Mackinac Center has studied the policies and problems that have plagued Detroit for decades, and we continue to make recommendations as to how to improve city policies to benefit its residents. With Detroit now in bankruptcy, the Center's ideas are more pertinent than ever for protecting pensioners and creditors while improving city services.
Detroit scheme harms education, road funding
Plan is unfair to state taxpayers
Detroit bailout comes at expense of statewide taxpayers
Detroit must be more business friendly
Detroit Free Press, "Mackinac Center for Public Policy: Pension" ‘assumptions’ are the trouble in Detroit, statewide