Reversal of fortune: understanding the Midwest recovery
Has the Midwest been good or lucky in its recent recovery? In this article, the authors assess the internal and external factors that have contributed to the revival of midwestern economic fortunes over the last decade.
Update: public utility taxation in Illinois
Chicago's global connections and challenges
Remittances and the unbanked
Shaping the Great Lakes economy: a conference summary
Estimating U.S. metropolitan area export and import competition
This article estimates the extent to which the manufacturing sectors of U.S. metropolitan economies face competition from abroad and, in turn, how much they export overseas.
Trends and prospects for rural manufacturing