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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BLM 1Q 2013 Economic Forecast: Michigan will continue to grow faster than U.S. economy

Long-term outlook better than short-term; More hiring planned for 2013 DETROIT, Mich., April 11, 2013 – Business Leaders for Michigan […]

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BLM 4Q 2012 Economic Forecast: Michigan Will Grow Faster Than U.S Economy

Most of state’s largest job providers add jobs in 2012; Plan more hiring in 2013 DETROIT, Mich., February 5, 2013 […]

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BLM 3Q 2012 Economic Forecast: Michigan’s Growth Will Be Stalled By U.S. Economy in Next 18 Months

Continue to believe Michigan will be more resilient than U.S. economy overall DETROIT, Mich., October 18, 2012 – Business Leaders […]

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Business Leaders Optimism Toward Michigan vs. U.S. Economy Grows

DETROIT, Mich., July 26, 2012 – A survey of Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), the state’s business roundtable, shows that […]

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Michigan Emergency Manager Survey – May 2012

Detroit, Mich., June 13, 2012 – The telephone survey of 800 registered voters was conducted by the Glengariff Group, Inc., […]

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BLM 1Q 2012 Economic Forecast: More Optimistic about Outlook for Michigan than U.S.

More optimistic about outlook for Michigan than U.S. DETROIT, Mich., May 10, 2012 – A survey of Business Leaders for Michigan […]

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BLM 4Q 2011 Economic Forecast: More Optimistic about Long-Term Outlook for Both U.S. and Michigan

DETROIT, Mich., January 17, 2012 – A survey of Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), the state’s business roundtable, shows that […]

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BLM 3Q 2011 Economic Forecast:

Negative Near and Long-Term U.S. Economic Outlook will Impact Michigan DETROIT, Mich., October 21, 2011 – A survey of Business […]

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BLM 2Q 2011 Economic Forecast: CEOs More Optimistic about Michigan vs. U.S. Economy

DETROIT, Mich., August 1, 2011 – A survey of Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business roundtable, reveals for the […]

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