Data &
Research

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.

Business Leaders for Michigan Shares COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan

Restart, Restructure, Reignite proposal makes policy recommendations positioning Michigan for a swift, sustainable economic turnaround LANSING, Mich. – Business Leaders […]

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2010 Archive: Research and Reports

A collection of research and reports published by Business Leaders for Michigan in 2010. 2009 4Q Survey.pdf Assessing Michigan Competitiveness […]

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January 2010 Survey

Download the January 2010 Survey PDF here.

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Report: Improving the Delivery of Local Government Services

The industries that built Michigan are in decline, and they will not likely be the source of economic revitalization in […]

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Fact Sheet: Improving MI’s Competitiveness – State Tax Reform

Detroit Renaissance’s 2008 benchmarking study shows that Michigan falls short of benchmark states for both manufacturing and knowledge jobs. The […]

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Assessing the Regional Competitiveness of Southeast Michigan

Detroit Renaissance assesses the regional competitiveness of Southeast Michigan, using data from a recent benchmarking report.

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October 2009 Survey

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July 2009 Survey

Download the July 2009 Survey PDF here.

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2009 Archive: Research & Reports

A collection of research and reports published by Detroit Renaissance in 2009. Fact Sheet: Improving Michigan’s Competitiveness – State Tax Reform Improving […]

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2008 Detroit Renaissance Budget Action Plan: Restructuring Options

When Michigan’s fiscal year (FY) 2007 and 2008 budgets were finally resolved last year, measures that provided substantial government reform […]

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