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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.

More Work to Do

At Business Leaders for Michigan, we regularly talk up the progress Michigan has made but also warn that there’s much […]

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Detroit Free Press Op-Ed: Michigan Shouldn’t Dump M-STEP Test

By Doug Rothwell, president and CEO of Business Leaders for Michigan. The results from last spring’s M-STEP assessment, released this morning, […]

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Change: Resist It At Our Peril

Throughout history, the only constant has been change. Communities, states, and nations have been repeatedly challenged to adjust to whatever […]

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We All Have A Role in Building a New Michigan

Michigan has come a long way in the last 5 years. Our business climate has improved, more people are working, and […]

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Being a Leader of the Pack

When you’re trying to make up lost ground, being competitive isn’t enough. You have to dig deeper, push harder, do […]

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Get More Than a High School Education

That’s the advice we need to be giving each and every Michigan student now, as jobs requiring only a high […]

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Michigan’s Second Wind

We’ve all heard about it, even if we haven’t experienced it. It’s that point in a marathon when the runner’s […]

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New Year, New Goals, New Michigan

Michigan’s turnaround to date has been the result of a lot of hard work by businesses and people across our […]

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Going from Good to Great

It’s time for a fresh outlook. In Michigan, we need to set our sights even higher. We can’t be satisfied […]

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