Upjohn Institute

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As the economy has recovered from the Great Recession, Upjohn Institute Economist Brad Hershbein says many workers have discovered they need more skills for the jobs they held before. 


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Researcher Michelle Miller-Adams says If the city of Kalamazoo’s Foundation for Excellence is done well, it could become a model for other communities. 


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There are many controversial aspects of the Affordable Care Act. Economists at the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research examined the implications of Obamacare’s “employer mandate.” 


Kalamazoo’s Upjohn Institute predicts job growth of 1.6 percent in Battle Creek and 1.4 percent in the state in 2016.

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The Director of Western Michigan University's Lewis Walker Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations says the Kalamazoo Promise is making a difference. But Tim Ready says addressing poverty and inequality means also addressing factors outside of school. 


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