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
Like the state generally, Minnesota's cities are not generating jobs fast enough for their growing populations...Read full post
Anti-mining activists have been quick to criticize the Trump Administration’s decision to renew the mineral leases for the Twin Metals Minnesota project located north of Ely, Minnesota. However,...Read full post
Minnesota leads other states on population growth and unemployment growth, but lags on job growth...Read full post
Natural gas is a powerful resources that is saving thousands of lives every single year. That’s the conclusion of a recent study by the National Bureau of Economic Research entitled “Inexp...Read full post
In the year from June 2018 to June 2019, Minnesota ranked 17th nationally for population growth, 34th nationally for employment growth, and 1st nationally both for the increase in the number of unempl...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....