The principals in Great Lakes Economic Consulting have had 60+
years of combined experience in analyzing the Michigan budget,
preparing and evaluating economic and revenue forecasts, developing
and analyzing state and local tax policy, conducting studies on a
wide range of public policy issues such as school consolidation,
charter schools, and economic development as well conducting
economic impact studies on various sectors of the economy such as
non-profit organizations and horse racing.
Robert Kleine and Mitch Bean have the knowledge, resources, and
contacts needed to acquire and analyse information on almost any
public policy issue with a fiscal or economic component. We are a
non-partisan firm that conducts fact based analysis. We can provide
studies on public policy issues and strategic advice to local
governments, school districts, trade associations, lobbying firms,
non-profit associations and other organizations interested in
public policy issues.