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Six Pillars for Prosperity

PAL has prepared two-page explanations of each pillar’s importance to Michigan’s future prosperity:

Sources for the Six Pillars for Prosperity


Pillar 1 Sources

Cited Sources

  • (P1-1) Rich Karlgaard, Where to get rich, Forbes Magazine, October 2003.
  • (P1-2) Christopher Leinberger, The next slum, Atlantic Monthly, March 2008.
  • (P1-3 Michigan Future Inc. A New Agenda for a New Michigan (Ann Arbor, Mich.: Michigan Future Inc., 2006).
  • (P1-4) Thomas Friedman, The World Is Flat (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005).
  • (P1-5) Michigan Future, A New Agenda.
  • (P1-6) John Austin and Britany Affolter-Caine, The Vital Center: A Federal-State Compact to Renew the Great Lakes Region (Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, October 2006), http://www.brookings.edu/reports/2006/
    10metropolitanpolicy_austin.aspx
    .
  • (P1-7) Andrew Reamer, Larry Icerman, and Jan Youtie, Technology Transfer and Commercialization: Their Role in Economic Development, No. 99-06-07435 (Washington, D.C.: Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 2003).
  • (P1-8) Michigan Future, A New Agenda.
  • (P1-9) Milken Institute, Best Performing Cities Index 2007, http://bestcities.milkeninstitute.org/.
  • (P1-10) Michigan Future, A New Agenda.

Other Sources

  • Zoltan Acs and Monika Megyesi, Creativity and Industrial Cities: A Case Study of Baltimore (Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute of Economics, 2007).
  • Joseph Cortright, The Young and Restless in a Knowledge Economy (Chicago: CEOs for Cities, 2005).
  • Richard Florida, Competing in the Age of Talent (Pittsburgh, Pa.: R. K. Mellon Foundation, 1999).
  • E. L. Gleaser and D. C. Maré, Cities and Skills, Journal of Labor Economics Vol. 19, No. 2 (2001).
  • Shamus Kristen Jordan, Most Plan to Learn, Leave: Graduates of Big State Colleges Won’t Stick Around, Poll Shows, Detroit Free Press, April 29, 2007.
  • Michigan Future Inc., Revitalizing Michigan’s Central Cities: A Vision and Framework for Action (Ann Arbor, Mich.: Michigan Future Inc., 2003), http://www.michiganfuture.org/
    Reports/RevitalizingCities.pdf
    .
  • R. Voith, The suburban housing market: The effects of city and suburban job growth, Business Review (Philadelphia, Pa.: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Nov/ Dec, 1998), http://www.phil.frb.org/files/br/brnd96dv.pdf.

Pillar 2 Sources

Cited Sources

  • (P2-1) EPIC-MRA, Educating Parents Must Be State Priority (Lansing, Mich.: EPIC-MRA, April 2007).
  • (P2-2) John Austin and Britany Affolter-Caine, The Vital Center: A Federal-State Compact to Renew the Great Lakes Region. (Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, October 2006), http://www.brookings.edu/reports/ 2006/
    10metropolitanpolicy_austin.aspx
    .
  • (P2-3) Michigan Future Inc. A New Agenda for a New Michigan, (Ann Arbor, Mich.: Michigan Future Inc., 2006).
  • (P2-4) P. L. Anderson and C. S. Cotton, Failing Schools in Michigan: The surprising Scale (East Lansing, Mich.: Anderson Economic Group, February 27, 2001), http://www.andersoneconomicgroup.com/modules.php? name=Content&pa=display_aeg&doc_ID=673.
  • (P2-5) Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), The Investment Payoff: 50-State Analysis of the Public and Private Benefits of Higher Education (Washington, D.C.: IHEP, February 2005), http://www.ihep.org/assets/files /publications/g-l/
    InvestmentPayoff.pdf
    .
  • (P2-6) Ibid.
  • (P2-7) Michigan Future Inc., A New Agenda.
  • (P2-8) Kristen Jordan Shamus, Most Plan to Learn, Leave: Graduates of Big State Colleges Won’t Stick Around, Poll Shows, Detroit Free Press, April 29, 2007.
  • (P2-9) Anderson and Cotton, Failing Schools in Michigan.
  • (P2-10) Michigan Future Inc., A New Agenda.

Other Sources


Pillar 3 Sources

Cited Sources

  • (P3-1) R. D. Atkinson. and D. K. Correa, D.K, The 2007 State New Economy Index: Benchmarking Economic Transformation in the States (Kansas City, Mo. and Washington, D.C.: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, February 2007), http://www.kauffman.org/pdf/
    2007_State_Index.pdf
    .
  • (P3-2) U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES), National Center for Education Statistics, State Education Data Profiles, http://nces.ed.gov/
    programs/stateprofiles/sresult.asp?mode=short&s1=26
    .
  • (P3-3) Michigan Future Inc. A New Agenda for a New Michigan, (Ann Arbor, Mich.: Michigan Future Inc., 2006).
  • (P3-4) Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), FY 2006 AUTM U.S. Licensing Activity Survey, Survey Summary, http://www.autm.net/events/
    file/AUTM_06_US%20LSS_FNL.pdf
    .
  • (P3-5) R. D. Atkinson and P. D. Gottlieb, The Metropolitan New Economy Index: Benchmarking Economic Transformation in the Nation’s Metropolitan Areas (Cleveland, Oh.: Case Western Reserve University, 2001), 14–16, http://www.neweconomyindex.org/metro/metro_3mb.pdf.
  • (P3-6) Richard Florida, Who’s Your City (New York: Basic Books, 2008).
  • (P3-7) Michigan Future Inc., A New Agenda.
  • (P3-8) Ibid.
  • (P3-9) Ibid.
  • (P3-10) Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Research & Development, April 4, 2007, http://www.michigan.org/medc/ttc/ResearchAndDevelopment?m=14;6 p.
  • (P3-11) Business Roundtable, Tapping America’s Potential, The Education for Innovation Initiative, July 2005, http://www.businessroundtable.org/
    pdf/20050803001TAPfinalnb.pdf
    .
  • (P3-12) Atkinson and Correa, 2007 State New Economy Index.
  • (P3-13) U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, State Education Data Profiles.
  • (P3-14) Business Roundtable, Tapping America’s Potential.

Other Sources

  • T. J. Bartik, G. Erickcek, W. Huang, and B. Watts, Michigan’s Economic Competitiveness and Public Policy, Revised Draft (Kalamazoo, Mich.: The W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2006).
  • D. C. Drake, A Look at Michigan’s Emerging New Economy (Lansing, Mich.: Public Policy Associates Inc., 2006), http://www.publicpolicy.com/
    EmergingEconomyFinal.pdf
    .
  • A. Feibstein, G. A. Fulton, and D. R. Grimes, High technology in Michigan’s Economy in C. Ballard, Michigan at the Millennium: A Benchmark and Analysis of its Fiscal and Economic Structure (East Lansing, Mich.: MSU Press, 2003)
  • G. A. Fulton and D. R. Grimes, Michigan’s Industrial Structure and Competitive Advantage: How did we get into this pickle and where do we go from here? (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, 2006).
  • Susan W. Kaufmann, Michigan Women and the High-Tech Knowledge Economy (Ann Arbor, Mich.: Center for the Education of Women, University of Michigan, Revised 2008), http://www.umich.edu/~cew/PDFs/womenknowledge6.pdf.
  • P. Luke, Job Slide Cuts into State’s Revenue: 2008 Budget Is Short More Than $1.5 Billion, Ann Arbor News, May 16, 2007.

Pillar 4 Sources

Cited Sources

Other Sources

  • A. O. Adelaja and M. Lake, Preserving Farmland and Achieving Agricultural Viability in the State of Michigan, Michigan State University Land Policy Institute Viable Agriculture Report 2007-3 (East Lansing, Mich.: MSU Land Policy Institute, January 2007), http://www.landpolicy.msu.edu/modules.php?name=
    Pages&sp_id=263&parent_id=67&mn_type=&submenuid=280
    .
  • J. N. Ferris, An analysis of the importance of agriculture and the food sector to the Michigan Economy, Staff paper No. 00-11 (East Lansing, Mich.: Department of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, 2000).
  • Rachel Kuntzch and Donna Stine, A Call to Action: Memo to Conservation and Environmental Leaders, March 7, 2007, http://michigansaf.org/Business/
    ConsSummit/CallAction-070307.pdf
    .
  • Michigan Land Use Leadership Council (MLULC), Michigan’s Land, Michigan’s Future: Final Report of the Michigan Land Use Leadership Council (Lansing, Mich.: MLULC, 2003), http://www.michiganlanduse.org/finalreport.htm.
  • H. C. Peterson, W. A. Knudson, and G. Abate, The Economic Impact and Potential of Michigan’s Agri-Food System (The Strategic Marketing Institute Working Paper) (East Lansing, Mich.: Michigan State University Product Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources, 2006).
  • D. L. Skole, S. Batzli, S. Gage, B. Pijanowski, W. Chomentowski, Y. Zhou, W. Rustem, and W. Salas, Land Use Issues and Policy: Forecasting Land Use Change in Michigan, A Forecast Michigan Project (East Lansing, Mich.: Center for Global Change and Earth Observation, Michigan State University, 2002).

Pillar 5 Sources

Cited Sources

Other Sources

  • Michigan Travel Bureau, Stream Fishing in Fall (photo), http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/image/viz_sce3.html.
  • C. Nelson, J. Lynch, and D. Stynes, Michigan Licensed Off-Road Vehicle Use and Users: 1998-99, report to Michigan Department of Natural Resources (East Lansing, Mich.: Michigan State University, Department of Park Recreation and Tourism Resources, 2000), http://nohvcclibrary.forestry.uga.edu/hd%20econ%20ben.html.
  • C. Nelson, J. Lynch, C. Vogt, and A. van der Woud., Use and Users of the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail in Midland County Michigan, report to the Michigan Department of Transportation (East Lansing: Michigan State University, Department of Park Recreation and Tourism Resources, February 2002), http://www.carrs.msu.edu/
    trails/Reports/PM_TRAIL_USE_REPORT2.pdf
    .
  • C. Nelson, C. Vogt, E. Clark, M. Lott, and K. Danforth, Use and Users of the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail State Park in Kent County (East Lansing, Mich.: Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies, Michigan State University, 2006).
  • C. Nelson, C. Vogt, and J. Pedersen, Use and Users of the Lansing River Trail (East Lansing, Mich.: Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies, Michigan State University, 2004).
  • D. Stynes, C. Nelson, and J. Lynch, State and Regional Impacts of Snowmobiling in Michigan, report to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Forest Management and Law Enforcement Divisions (East Lansing, Mich.: Michigan State University, Department of Park Recreation and Tourism Resources, February 1998), https://www.msu.edu/course/prr/840/econimpact/pdf/sbecimpact.pdf.
  • U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2007 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, Michigan, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_mi.htm#b39-0000 (See #39-9032, Recreation Workers).
  • C. Vogt, C. Nelson, and J. Pedersen, Use and Users of the Paint Creek Trail, report to the Oakland County Trails Committee, Waterford, Mich. (East Lansing, Mich.: Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies, Michigan State University, 2005).

Pillar 6 Sources

Sources Cited

  • (P6-1) S. J. Goetz  and D. Freshwater, State-Level Determinants of Entrepreneurship and a Preliminary Measure of Entrepreneurial Climate, Economic Development Quarterly, Vol. 15, No. 1 (February 1, 2001), 58–70.
  • (P6-2) The Center for Michigan, 2008 Michigan Scorecard: Benchmarks for Michigan’s transformation (Ann Arbor, Mich.: The Center for Michigan, n.d.), http://www.thecenterformichigan.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/
    2008/02/scorecard_final.pdf
    .
  • (P6-3) R. D. Atkinson. and D. K. Correa, The 2007 State New Economy Index: Benchmarking Economic transformation in the States (Kansas City, Mo. and Washington, D.C.: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, February 2007), http://www.itif.org/index.php?id=30.
  • (P6-4) “Great Lakes Universities Produce a large Share of the nation’s Educated Professionals” in John Austin and Britany Affolter-Caine, The Vital Center: A Federal-State Compact to Renew the Great Lakes Region (Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, October 2006), http://www.brookings.edu/reports/2006/
    10metropolitanpolicy_austin.aspx
    .
  • (P6-5) Michigan Future Inc. A New Agenda for a New Michigan, (Ann Arbor, Mich.: Michigan Future Inc., 2006).
  • (P6-6) EPIC-MRA, Educating Parents Must Be State Priority (Lansing, Mich.: EPIC-MRA, April 2007).
  • (P6-7) D. E. Booth, Long Waves and Uneven Regional Growth, Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 53, No. 2 (October 1986), 448–460.
  • (P6-8) Detroit Branch NAACP and Michigan Land Use Institute, Living for the City: Developing Smart Growth Leadership in Detroit, Detroit Public transit Facts, http://www.detroitnaacp.org/pdf/living%20for%20the%20city.pdf.
  • (P6-9) M. J. Fischer and D. J. Massey, Residential Segregation and Ethnic Enterprise in U.S. Metropolitan Areas, Social Problems, Vol. 47, No 3 (August 2000).
  • (P6-10) David Rusk, Cities Without Suburbs (Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 1993).
  • (P6-11) Paul Brophy and Joy Borkholder, Strengthening Portal Neighborhoods, February 19, 2007, http://www.ceosforcities.org/files/
    CEOsForCitiesPortalNeighborhoodsFinal2006.pdf
    .
  • (P6-12) Paula E. Stepham and Sharon G. Levin, Exceptional Contributions to U.S. Science by Foreign-Born and Foreign-Educated, Population Research and Policy Review 20 (April 2001):59–79.
  • (P6-13) Vivek Wadhwa et al., America’s New Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Part I, Duke Science, technology, & Innovation paper No. 23. (Durham, NC: Duke University and U.C. Berkeley, January 2007), http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/
    papers.cfm?abstract_id=990152
    .

Other Sources