West Michigan Economic Index Perks Up -- Except For HiringThe West Michigan industrial economy experienced continued growth in the latest survey of corporate purchasing managers conducted by Brian G. Long, director of supply management research at Grand Valley State Univeresity's Seidman College of Business.
West Michigan Business Survey Shows Continued Slow GrowthThe West Michigan industrial economy continues to grow slowly, according to the results of a monthly survey compiled by Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University.
West Michigan Economy Perks Up In SeptemberThe West Michigan industrial economy has returned to slow growth, according to the results of a monthly survey compiled by Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University.
West Michigan Economy Turns Slightly NegativeThe West Michigan industrial economy has turned slightly negative, according to the results of a monthly survey compiled by Brian G. Long, director of supply management research in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University.
New Study From WMU, Grand Valley To Gather Data On Family BusinessesFamily owned businesses have a great social and economic impact on West Michigan, yet officials at Western Michigan University and Grand Valley State University say little data is available on the number, needs, or characteristics of these businesses.
Survey: West Michigan Economy 'Continuing To Improve'The greater Grand Rapids industrial economy is gaining strength, while the national economy is far less robust, according to the results of a monthly survey compiled by Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University.
Report: West Michigan Culture For Entrepreneurship ImprovingThe culture has improved for entrepreneurship in West Michigan, according to a new report by Grand Valley State University researchers.
GVSU Offers Venture Plan Online CourseThe new Venture Plan Online course, offered by the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center, is designed to help build and update business plans in an online setting, while still providing individual assistance from an industry business consultant.
West Michigan Economy Continues AdvanceThe West Michigan industrial economy is “up a little more,” according to the results of a monthly survey compiled by Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University.
GR Purchasing Managers Find Area's Economy FlatThe West Michigan industrial economy is “dead flat,” according to the results of a monthly survey compiled by Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University.
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Aging West Michigan Population Spells Health Care Troubles AheadWest Michigan’s increasing aging population and decreasing number of young people will likely result in higher age-related health care costs, according to a report from Grand Valley State University researchers.

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