FOREWORD Laura Bloomberg, Ph.D. Dean Humphrey School of Public Affairs University of Minnesota Fifty years ago, and just shortly before his assassination, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King launched ...Read full report
Executive Summary Minnesota’s unique geology makes the state a treasure trove of mineral resources. In 2017, Minnesota mined $3.18 billion in metals and minerals primarily iron ore, sand and gravel,...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
Manufacturing in Minnesota is a bit of a success story and much of that is down to lower than average taxes. They helped the state weather the 'China Shock' comparatively well and they can help insula...Read full post
Renewable energy groups like Fresh Energy are encouraging the City of Minneapolis to follow the precedent set by the City of Berkeley in California by banning natural gas in new construction within th...Read full post
It looks like Minnesota will have a very expensive mess to clean up when the wind turbines currently operating in the state reach the end of their 20 year useful lifetimes....Read full post
New numbers from the Department of Employment and Economic Development's Job Vacancy Survey deal a severe blow to the case for a state minimum wage of $15 per hour. ...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....