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2017

Estimating the Economic and Social Impacts of Firekeepers Casino on Calhoun County, Jim Robey , Principal Investigator
Publication: Current & Recent Research Projects

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Estimating the Impacts of PlazaCorp Investments Related to the Acquisition of the Arcadia Ramp in Downtown Kalamazoo on the Region, Jim Robey, Randall W. Eberts, Claudette Robey, and Kathleen Bolter
Publication: Reports

2015

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Economic and Fiscal Impact of the Proposed South Haven Community Event Center, George A. Erickcek
Publication: Reports

2014

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Simulating the Effects of the Tax Credit Program of the Michigan Economic Growth Authority on Job Creation and Fiscal Benefits, Timothy J. Bartik and George Erickcek
Publication: Journal Articles

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Economic Impact of Northwestern Michigan College: Final Report, George Erickcek
Publication: Reports

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Report on Scoping the Feasibility of Constructing an Economic Impact Model for Recreational and Conservation Projects in the State of Michigan, George A. Erickcek
Publication: Reports

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Accelerate: Economic Development Strategy and Prosperity Plan for the I-69 Thumb Region, George Erickcek, Bryan Bommersbach, Don Edgerly, Brian Pittelko, Claudette Robey, and Jim Robey
Publication: Reports

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Southcentral Michigan Five-Year Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy: Final Report, George Erickcek, Don Edgerly, Brian Pittelko, Claudette Robey, and Bridget Timmeney
Publication: Reports

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Occupational Outlook for the Construction Industry in the Greater Grand Rapids-Holland-Muskegon Region, Brian Pittelko and George Erickcek
Publication: Reports

2013

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Breaking the Poverty Cycle with Education and Jobs in Kalamazoo, Randall W. Eberts
Publication: Presentations

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Development of an Economic and Social Dashboard for Berrien County, George Erickcek
Publication: Reports

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A Comprehensive Analysis of the Current and Future Talent Needs for the TALENT 2025 Region, George Erickcek, Brian Pittelko, Claudette Robey, and Bridget Timmeney
Publication: Reports

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A Second Look at Enrollment Changes after the Kalamazoo Promise, Brad J. Hershbein
Publication: Employment Research Newsletter

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A Second Look at Enrollment Changes after the Kalamazoo Promise, Brad J. Hershbein
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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The Kalamazoo Promise and Changing Perceptions of the Kalamazoo Public Schools, Michelle Miller-Adams and Jenna Fiore
Publication: Upjohn Institute Policy Papers

2012

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Simulating the Effects of Michigan's MEGA Tax Credit Program on Job Creation and Fiscal Benefits, Timothy J. Bartik and George A. Erickcek
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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Michigan's Auto Workers: Tracking their Transition during Significant Industry Restructuring, Randall W. Eberts
Publication: Conference Papers

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Michigan's Displaced Auto Workers: Using Administrative Data to Track Their Transition during Significant Industry Restructuring, Randall W. Eberts
Publication: Conference Papers

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Tracking the Transition of Michigan's Displaced Auto Workers During Significant Restructuring in the Auto Industry, Randall W. Eberts and Kenneth J. Kline
Publication: Reports

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Economic and Fiscal Impact of the Proposed South Haven Community Event Center, George A. Erickcek
Publication: Reports

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Ten-Year Cost Estimation of a Proposed Lansing Promise Scholarship, George A. Erickcek
Publication: Reports

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The Impacts of Macomb Community College on the Economy of Macomb County, George A. Erickcek and Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Reports

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Talent 2025 Update Brief: Regional Workforce Demand and System Flows, George A. Erickcek, Brian Pittelko, Bridget Timmeney, and Brad Watts
Publication: Reports

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Identification of the Common Salient Characteristics of Successful Intergovernmental Cooperation and Consolidation of Governmental Services in Kent County, George A. Erickcek and Brad Watts
Publication: Reports

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Employer Resource Networks: What Works in Forming a Successful ERN?, Bridget Timmeney and Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Reports

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What Works in Forming a Successful Employer Resource Network?, Bridget Timmeney and Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Employment Research Newsletter

2011

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Why Michigan (and Other States) Should Invest in Preschool, Timothy J. Bartik
Publication: Presentations

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An Assessment of the BC CAREERS Employer Resource Network: Its Contributions to the ERN Model, Kevin Hollenbeck, George A. Erickcek, and Bridget Timmeney
Publication: Reports

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Economic Impact of Kalamazoo College, Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

2010

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Michigan Budget Reform: Why Reform is Needed, and Key Ideas for Reform, Timothy J. Bartik
Publication: Testimonies

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The Employment and Fiscal Effects of Michigan's MEGA Tax Credit Program, Timothy J. Bartik and George A. Erickcek
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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The Economic Impact of Oaklawn Hospital on the Marshall Area, George A. Erickcek
Publication: Reports

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Talent 2025: Assessment of the West Michigan Talent Development System, George Erickcek, Brian Pittelko, Bridget Timmeney, and Brad Watts
Publication: Reports

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Can Universal, Place-Based Scholarships Reduce Inequality? Lessons from Kalamazoo, Michigan, Michelle Miller-Adams
Publication: Conference Papers

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Design and Economic Growth in West Michigan: Survey Findings, Brad R. Watts and George A. Erickcek
Publication: Reports

2009

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Boosting Michigan's Economy Through Educational Improvements, Timothy J. Bartik
Publication: Testimonies

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Economic Development Benefits of Preschool Expansion in Kalamazoo County, Timothy J. Bartik
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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What Should Michigan Be Doing to Promote Long-Run Economic Development?, Timothy J. Bartik
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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Where Have All the Michigan Auto Jobs Gone?, Randall W. Eberts and George A. Erickcek
Publication: Employment Research Newsletter

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Michigan Regional Skills Alliances: A Statewide Initiative to Address Local Workforce Needs, Randall W. Eberts and Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Book Chapters

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Social and Economic Indicators Typifying the Community's Health, George A. Erickcek, Bridget F. Timmeney, Brad R. Watts, and Brian Pittelko
Publication: Reports

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A Not-So-Simple Gift, Michelle Miller-Adams
Publication: Upjohn Press Book Chapters

The Power of a Promise: Education and Economic Renewal in Kalamazoo, Michelle Miller-Adams
Publication: Upjohn Press

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Toledo Promise Scholarship Concept Study, Michelle Miller-Adams, George A. Erickcek, and Bridget F. Timmeney
Publication: Reports

2008

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Michigan's Fiscal Future, Timothy J. Bartik, George A. Erickcek, Citizens Research Council of Michigan, and W.E. Upjohn Institute
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Albion College Study: Exploring Economic Development Opportunities, George A. Erickcek and Ben Copeland
Publication: Reports

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Economic Impact of Businesses Assisted by Southwest Michigan First, George A. Erickcek and Randall W. Eberts
Publication: Reports

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Calhoun County Casino Baseline Study Committee: Recommended Indicators and Baseline Data Report, George A. Erickcek, Bridget F. Timmeney, and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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Economic Impact of Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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Economic Impact of Proposed Harbor Shores Development, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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Labor Market Profile of the Central Area Michigan Works Region, Brad R. Watts and George A. Erickcek
Publication: Reports

2007

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Industrial and Occupational Strengths and Potential in Michigan’s Economic Regions: A Description and Presentation of a New Database, Timothy J. Bartik, George A. Erickcek, and Wei-Jang Huang
Publication: Reports

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Economic Impact of Grand Valley State University: Final Report, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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Emerging Industries: Looking Beyond the Usual Suspects: A Report to WIRED, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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Market Gap Analysis for the Greater Grand Rapids Area, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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Process and Net Impact Evaluations of the Focus: HOPE Adult Training Programs and Student Loan Fund, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Upjohn Institute Technical Reports

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Michigan Socioeconomic Conditions and Trends: West Michigan Compared to East Michigan, Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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Economic Scan and Workforce Development Profile: Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, and St. Joseph Counties, Brad R. Watts, George A. Erickcek, Bridget F. Timmeney, and Suprotik Stotz-Ghosh
Publication: Reports

2006

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Preschool and Economic Development, Timothy J. Bartik
Publication: Employment Research Newsletter

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Michigan's Economic Competitiveness and Public Policy, Timothy J. Bartik, George A. Erickcek, Wei-Jang Huang, and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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Michigan's Economic Competitiveness and Public Policy, Timothy J. Bartik, George A. Erickcek, Wei-Jang Huang, and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Periodical Articles

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An Assessment of the Economic Impact of the Proposed Stoneco Gravel Mine Operation on Richland Township, George Erickcek
Publication: Reports

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The Economic Impact of Saint Mary's Hauenstein Center on the Greater Grand Rapids Area, George A. Erickcek
Publication: Reports

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Berrien County 2005 to 2015 Economic Forecast: Final Report, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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A Simple Gift? The Impact of the Kalamazoo Promise on Economic Revitalization, Michelle Miller-Adams
Publication: Employment Research Newsletter

2005

Increasing the Economic Development Benefits of Higher Education in Michigan, Timothy J. Bartik
Publication: Journal Articles

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Evaluation of the Air Force’s Determination of the Military Value of the W.K. Kellogg Air Guard Station and the Potential Cost Savings Generated by its Closing, George A. Erickcek and Tom Edmonds
Publication: Reports

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Arts and Cultural Activities and the Michigan Economy, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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Focus:HOPE: Using Unsecured Student Loans to Self-Finance Job Training for Disadvantaged Workers, Kevin Hollenbeck and Kelly DeRango
Publication: Employment Research Newsletter

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Process and Net Impact Evaluations of the Focus: HOPE Adult Training Programs and Student Loan Fund, Kevin Hollenbeck and Kelly DeRango
Publication: Reports

2004

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Increasing the Economic Development Benefits of Higher Education in Michigan, Timothy J. Bartik
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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Economic Impact of Various Budgetary Policy Options for the State of Michigan to Resolve its Budget Deficit for FY 2004, Timothy J. Bartik and George A. Erickcek
Publication: Reports

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Results and Recommendations of Water and Wastewater Affordability Study, Ryan A. Breisach, George A. Erickcek, and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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A Preliminary Financial Analysis of the Focus Hope Loan Fund, Kelly DeRango
Publication: Reports

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Kalamazoo County: Looking to our Past for the Future, George A. Erickcek
Publication: Reports

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Gap Analysis of the Current Financial Services Network in Calhoun County, George A. Erickcek, Bridget F. Timmeney, and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

2003

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Michigan's Economic Development Policies, Timothy J. Bartik and George A. Erickcek
Publication: Testimonies

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Economic Performance of Michigan Cities and Metropolitan Areas, David Crary, George A. Erickcek, and Allen C. Goodman
Publication: Book Chapters

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An Economic Development Benchmarking System for Rural Michigan, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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Benchmarking Study of the Small Business Environment in Saginaw County, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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Quality of Life and Diversity in the Benton Harbor Metropolitan Area: Findings and Suggestions in Attracting Professional Workers, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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The Benton Harbor Area Benchmarking Study, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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Process and Net Impact Evaluations of the Focus:HOPE Adult Training Programs and Student Loan Fund, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Reports

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Economic Impact of State Farm Insurance’s Michigan Operations Center on the Marshall Area and Calhoun County, Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

2002

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Economic Development Policy in Michigan, Timothy J. Bartik, Peter K. Eisinger, and George A. Erickcek
Publication: Book Chapters

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Economic Analysis of the Calhoun County Economy: What Needs to be Done for the Future? Final Report, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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Economic Impact of Pharmacia on Kalamazoo County in 2001, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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The Economic Impact of Oaklawn Hospital on the Marshall Area, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

2001

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Economic Impact of Pharmacia on Kalamazoo County in 1999, George A. Erickcek
Publication: Reports

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The Economic Impact of Cornerstone Alliance on Berrien County, George A. Erickcek
Publication: Reports

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Economic Impact of Pharmacia on Kalamazoo County in 2000, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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St. Joseph County Benchmarking Study, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

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The Benton Harbor Area Benchmarking Study, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

2000

Bidding for Business: The Efficacy of Local Economic Development Incentives in a Metropolitan Area, John E. Anderson and Robert W. Wassmer
Publication: Upjohn Press

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Local Economic Development Incentives in the United States, John E. Anderson and Robert W. Wassmer
Publication: Upjohn Press Book Chapters

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Economic Impact of the Proposed CME North American Merchant Energy, LLC Gas-Powered Electric Power Plant on Berrien County, George A. Erickcek
Publication: Reports

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The Economic Impact of Health Services in Muskegon County, George A. Erickcek
Publication: Reports

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The Benton Harbor Area Benchmarking Study, George A. Erickcek and Brad R. Watts
Publication: Reports

1999

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Housing Market Study: City of Lansing, George A. Erickcek and Gove Associates, Inc.
Publication: Reports

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The Economic Impact of Borgess and Bronson Health Care Systems on Kalamazoo County, George A. Erickcek and Jason M. Preuss
Publication: Reports