1. April 13, 2015

    Study explores thwarting cheaters with ‘smart’ tax returns

    A U-M researcher has examined whether changes to the income tax return could help cut evasion, which costs federal, state and local governments more than $400 billion a year.

  2. November 21, 2014

    Michigan’s solid job growth expected to continue, economists say

    After five years of steady job growth, the Michigan economy will continue to move forward at a solid clip over the next two years, say U-M economists.

  3. November 20, 2014

    Economists forecast U.S. economic growth at more than 3 percent

    The U.S. economy will grow by more than 3 percent next year — its highest rate in 10 years, U-M economists say.

  4. November 22, 2013

    Forecast shows Michigan economy continuing to make strides

    Steady job growth over the next two years will bring Michigan back to job levels posted just prior to the 2008-09 Great Recession and nearly halfway back to mid-2000 levels, U-M economists say.

  5. November 21, 2013

    Economists: U.S. will add 5 million jobs in next two years

    The U.S. economy will continue its steady climb upward during the next two years, U-M economists said Thursday in their annual economic forecast.

  6. October 25, 2013

    Alpena sanctuary holds huge untapped economic potential, study finds

    The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Alpena is a unique natural marine environment and historic ship graveyard with the potential to be a major tourism and new business driver in northeastern Michigan, according to University of Michigan researchers.