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Lawrence Molnar  |  2013

Economic Impact Analysis for The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Final Report

This assessment was undertaken with the goal of describing the economic activity occurring in the tri-county region — defined as Alpena, Alcona, and Presque Isle counties — that is associated with the presence of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. The guiding question for the research was:What infusion of dollars into Alpena, Presque Isle, and

Roland Zullo, Xi Bi, Yu Xiaohan, Zehra Siddiqui  |  2013

The Fiscal and Social Effects of State Alcohol Control Systems

This research examines the costs and benefits of state-owned alcohol distribution and sales systems. Results indicate that state alcohol monopolies have the potential to generate two to three times the alcohol-related revenue as states with a private license system. Most of this gain is through state ownership of wholesale spirits distribution. Judged by finances alone,

George A. Fulton, Donald R. Grimes  |  2013

The Outlook for the Economic Growth Alliance Region, 2013-2015

Roland Zullo  |  2013

Right to Work and Michigan Labour

The incorporated right to work (hereafter RTW) movement has scored a victory in Michigan. On the heels of the 2012 election, during a lame duck session in which house Republicans held a 64 to 46 advantage over Democrats, the Michigan legislature passed two bills; one to enact RTW for public sector unions and the other

Sandra L Arlinghaus  |  2013

Klein 4 Group: Beth Olem Cemetery Application

Lawrence Molnar  |  2012

Shiawassee Region Incubation Initiative: Market and Feasibility Analysis & Business and Operating Plan

The study was developed and conducted to accomplish the following:Understand the region’s capacity and need for a business incubatorDetermine the needs of local entrepreneurs and the strength of the entrepreneurial ecosystemAnalyze the market demand and feasibility of implementation of a mixed-use incubatorDesign an effective business and operating plan for successful implementation of the incubatorDetermine the

Roland Zullo  |  2012

Organized Labor’s Civic Niche

I compare the effects of labor union member density and religious adherent density on apolitical and political types of civic engagement. Results indicate that religious and union activists are involved in civic affairs, but only unions elevate prosocial behavior among persons that are not in a church or union. For political forms of civic engagement,

Donald R. Grimes, George A. Fulton  |  2012

The Economic and Demographic Outlook for Michigan through 2040

Report prepared for Bureau of Transportation Planning, Michigan Department of Transportation.

Donald R. Grimes, George A. Fulton  |  2012

Retrenchment and Renewal: The Economic and Demographic Outlook for Southeast Michigan through 2040

The Southeast Michigan economy is now emerging from its most catastrophic period in our lifetime—during the first decade of the 2000s, the region lost virtually all of the jobs it had garnered during the robust 1990s. There is evidence that the regional economy has now made a good start in returning to positive job growth,

Roland Zullo  |  2012

The Illusion of Privatization Success: An Inventory of Tricks

This essay explains why socialized services have an economic advantage over private contracting in the delivery of public goods. I then present an overview of the methods by which the negative effects of private contracting are hidden from public view, and thus create a false comparison between private and public service delivery. The “illusion” of