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Mike LaFaive: States Aren't Very Good at Orchestrating Economic Development

April 7, 2010

Mike LaFaive of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy has spent years closely watching economic development efforts in Michigan and elsewhere. He's seen scandals and failures galore. In this Budget & Tax News podcast he describes the latest Michigan embarrassment and explains why Michigan and other states usually end up with little or no net gain from the expensive efforts of their economic development departments.