Michigan's challenge

Saturday, August 25, 2007

Michigan, like the other Great Lakes states, is undergoing a major economic transformation. Part of a challenge of accelerating this transformation involves changing the story about the economy.

Increasingly, we are learning that the stories we tell ourselves have an impact on how quickly we can align resources to seize new opportunities.

Rather than focus on what has been lost, researchers at the University of Michigan urge civic leaders to understand the many assets with which the state has to compete in the emerging network -- based economy. Read more.

You can download the latest policy brief that outlines these views here.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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