Informing and Transforming Tomorrow’s Economy

The Economic Growth Institute has provided innovative economic development programming and applied research for more than 35 years. Through our work, we build more resilient businesses and communities, connect university innovations with small and medium-sized enterprises, and provide student learning experiences for the next generation of community and business leaders.


Sustaining operations during COVID

Tools to help manufacturers operate sustainability during pandemic.

Resources for businesses during COVID

Federal, state, and regional programs supporting businesses and communities.

11 Priorities for Small Manufacturers to Survive COVID Pandemic

Our team offers their list of priorities.

Where We Engage and Assist

The Institute

Student Opportunities

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Students who work at the institute become part of a network of business leaders, public sector leaders, consultants, and researchers. Graduating students feel prepared after working at the institute for roles in the public and private sector, at startups, consulting firms, government agencies, and Fortune 500 companies. 

Recent News

Decision Coaching Training Launches 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ashlee Breitner Economic Growth Institute, University of Michigan 734.239.1875  Decision Coaching Training Launches The Economic Growth Institute and Allovance launch training to change how the world makes decisions.  Ann Arbor,

Q3 2020 Newsletter

  Informing & Transforming Tomorrow's Economy October 2020 Economic Growth Institute Newsletter In this issue... Topics that Educate your organization Resources to support your organizations recovery Profiled Talent we have developed through real world experiences Manufacturers Respond to COVID-I9 Global