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Our region has experienced exciting growth since the recession, but how do we compare to other cities? Find out in our Tale of 10 Cities blog post.

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West Michigan is a growing, vibrant region that has much to offer businesses and professionals alike. The region consists of over 1.5 million and is anchored by the cities of Grand Rapids, Holland, and Muskegon.

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Helpful Resources

Students, job seekers, private researchers, and small business owners may also find the following sites helpful for your research.

The W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research: A resident staff of economists, nine of whom hold PhD degrees, conduct research on a wide variety of employment issues.

The Community Research Institute (CRI): CRI gathers, analyzes, interprets, and shares national and local data through partnerships with nonprofit and neighborhood groups.

Grand Rapids Public Library Small Business Resource Center: The Small Business Resource Center has several tools, books, and databases to support business growth.

Brookings: The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Their mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations.

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