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Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Senior Economist Tim Bartik says tax breaks and other incentives designed to lure business will tip a small percentage of decisions. So he says it’s important that the incentives offered are effective and evaluated often.


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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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