The Great Lakes as a region

Monday, October 30, 2006

Last week, the Brookings Institution released an important report on the future of the Great Lakes region. There’s a good commentary on the report from the editors of the Toledo Blade. Read more. You can learn more about the report from this page.

The Great Lakes states are facing an economic transformation similar to the challenge that the South faced with the mechanization of agriculture. Globalization is hitting this region harder than any other region in the country. See, for example, chart three in this press release from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

A consensus is emerging that the region needs to move more aggressively in a coordinated away. Read more.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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