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2016 Economic Competitiveness Benchmarking Report

Data Supporting the Building a New Michigan Plan
2016 Economic Competitiveness Benchmarking Report
Friday, Dec 16, 2016


Business Leaders for Michigan is pleased to provide you with this year’s fact-based assessment of Michigan’s economic competitiveness relative to other states. We compare Michigan’s performance on key output (e.g., employment, personal income) and input (e.g., taxes, education) metrics annually to that of “traditional,”“new economy,” and “Top Ten” benchmark states. These metrics provide multiple reference points to evaluate Michigan’s performance. The conclusions included in this report are used by Business Leaders for Michigan and policymakers alike to help develop strategies for making Michigan a “Top Ten” state for jobs, personal income, and a healthy economy.

 

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