On September 20, 2016 the Center hosted a Dialogue on the Minimum Wage with Minnesota Senator John Marty, Dan McElroy of Hospitality Minnesota, and Dr. Mark Perry, an economics professor at the Univer...Read full report
That is the title of the report by Dr. Joseph Kennedy that the Center released this morning. The report promises to spark a vitally important debate on the future of Minnesota’s economy. Is Minn...Read full report
Everyone knows the economy of northern Minnesota has been up and down in recent years. But most Minnesotans assume the state’s economy as a whole is doing very well. Unfortunately, a new, comprehens...Read full article
Current policies in Minnesota require the state to reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent from 2005 levels by 2050. This will not only require the addition of renewable energy sources into energy marke...Read full post
Since 2015, Minnesota has fallen from the top of CNBCs ranking of America's Top States for Business to 6th this year, down three spots from 2017. The fall was driven by Minnesota's economy, the rankin...Read full post
Minnesota's current bonding bill allocates $825 million, derived from the issuance of state bonds. Eventually, these bonds must be payed back with interest, making this funding scheme expensive for th...Read full post
Minnesota needs a change in energy policy, and fast. Otherwise, large electricity consumers like iron mines will suffer the consequences....Read full post
Twin Cities Business Wealth Migration Webinar (3.24.16) features CAE’s VP & Senior Policy Fellow Peter Nelson and TCB’s Editor Dale Kurscher...
Minnesota’s economy isn’t performing well, but with different policies, Minnesota can do better....