The Economic Seminar on Michigan’s Economic Future
The Economic Seminar Series presents Professor Charles Ballard, Michigan State University, speaking on Michigan’s Economic Future: Challenges and Opportunities on Friday October 6, 2006 at 3:30pm in Room 232 of Elliott Hall, Oakland University (campus map).
Prof. Ballard's book, Michigan’s Economic Future, is forthcoming from the Michigan State University Press. Ballard's continuing research and publications focus on macroeconomics issues, taxation and social security in addition to his long term intellectual investment in assessing the Michigan economy past and future. His prior book on Michigan, Michigan at the Millennium (available in Kresge Library), was published in 2003. In his new book, Ballard provides a detailed analysis of Michigan’s current economic difficulties, with transportation, land use, environment, education, and finance as critical policy issues.
Everyone is welcome, the session promises to provide useful knowledge to anyone whose well-being or simply interest depends upon the economic welfare of Michigan.
Contact Sherman Folland, 4086, 415 Elliott Hall, or Sally Galloway, 3283.
Draft of paper on Michigan’s tax structure that Professor Ballard presented at the March 2006 conference, “Where Do We Go From Here? An Agenda Setting Conference for the Economic Issues Facing Michigan”
“Some Thoughts on the Outlook for the Michigan Economy,” paper prepared for the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research, April 2004
Audio interview with Professor Ballard talking about his new book
Oakland University, Kresge Library
2200 N Squirrel Rd., Rochester, MI 48309
(248) 370 - 4426