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
On Monday, we got the news that Minnesota Court of Appeals dealt a setback to the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northern Minnesota by sending two crucial permits, the permit to mine and the d...Read full post
In the third quarter of 2019 Minnesota's economy grew at an annualized rate of 2.0% compared to a national rate of 2.1%. It was the fourth consecutive quarter that our state's GDP grew at a slower rat...Read full post
This column, by American Experiment Chairman Ron Eibensteiner, appears in the new Winter 2020 Issue of Thinking Minnesota. Progressives these days like to disparage American business owners—the job-...Read full post
In a recent AgriNews editorial entitled “Significant Environmental Impacts Must Be Identified,” Vance and Bonnie Haugen claimed my article detailing how regulating greenhouse gas emissions...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....