At Business Leaders for Michigan, we pride ourselves on developing strategies that are research-driven and fact-based. Our proposals and strategies are grounded in Michigan’s ongoing economic realities and aimed at bringing new vitality and competitiveness to our state. Our featured and most recent studies, reports and benchmarking websites are included below.
State institutions compare favorably to strongest U.S. research clusters DETROIT—As Michigan emerges from this year’s pandemic-induced recession, its largest research […]
Michigan will continue suffering ramifications of coronavirus pandemic, mitigation needed to protect against future job losses DETROIT— The leaders of […]
President & CEO Doug Rothwell also joins other biz roundtable CEOs seeking federal aid for state and local governments LANSING, […]
Restart, Restructure, Reignite proposal makes policy recommendations positioning Michigan for a swift, sustainable economic turnaround LANSING, Mich. – Business Leaders […]
BLM's Board is composed exclusively of the executive leaders of Michigan's largest companies and universities. Our members drive nearly 40 percent of the state’s economy, generate over $1 trillion in annual revenue and educate nearly half of all Michigan public university students.
LANSING—Michigan’s largest employers anticipate the state’s economic growth will continue to lag that of the U.S., though they are generally […]
Business Leaders for Michigan releases data-based strategic plan, offering solutions for Michigan’s toughest problems
Independent data on 50+ indicators of Michigan’s success compared to other states now available LANSING, Mich. – Executive leadership from […]
DETROIT — Michigan’s business leaders will focus on the state’s ability to weather a major recession and thrive in a […]
Capital investment, job growth expected to remain stable over next 6–12 months but growing number see downturn ahead DETROIT— A […]