This past weekend, a Q&A between the Freep's Brian Dickerson and Lou Glazer of the think tank Michigan Future caught our eye. We've been following Glazer's insightful group for years. Michigan Future is an authoritative voice on what keeps the state's economy humming in the right direction.
In the interview he talks about how one of the core characteristics of high per capita income states is that they're overconcentrated in knowledge sectors of the economy. Such as?
Glazer: Health care, education finances and insurance, professional and business services, which is corporate headquarters, law firms, architecture firms, marketing firms and accounting firms. Also, the category called information, which is old and new media, software and telecommunications.
Lots more from Dickerson and Glazer here