michigan economic activity index http://michiganradio.org en Michigan's economic recovery "broadening" http://michiganradio.org/post/michigans-economic-recovery-broadening <p>A new report claims Michigan’s economic recovery is starting to “broaden” beyond the state’s manufacturing base.</p><p></p><p>Comerica Bank’s “Michigan Economic Activity Index” follows: non-farm payrolls, exports, sales tax revenues, building permits and other indicators of the state’s economic direction.</p><p></p><p>And according to those measures, Michigan’s economic activity is at a level not seen since 2002.</p><p></p><p>Robert Dye is Comerica Bank’s Chief Economist. He says its good news.&nbsp; But there are other issues to watch closely.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 16:00:57 +0000 Steve Carmody 9211 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan's economic recovery "broadening"