Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2013 Data Tables

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Q31f. What overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's bankruptcy filing has had or will have on Michigan local governments' cost of borrowing through issuing debt in the near term?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
What overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's bankruptcy filing has had or will have on Michigan local governments' cost of borrowing through issuing debt in the near term? Very Positive Impact 0% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Somewhat Positive Impact 3% 5% 6% 3% 5%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 11% 23% 21% 17% 21%
Somewhat Negative Impact 44% 28% 38% 36% 32%
Very Negative Impact 24% 8% 15% 15% 11%
No Impact 16% 12% 15% 8% 12%
Don't Know 3% 24% 5% 20% 20%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
What overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's bankruptcy filing has had or will have on Michigan local governments' cost of borrowing through issuing debt in the near term? Very Positive Impact 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Positive Impact 5% 4% 7% 5% 3% 5%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 23% 23% 15% 16% 20% 21%
Somewhat Negative Impact 27% 31% 41% 35% 46% 32%
Very Negative Impact 9% 9% 13% 18% 17% 11%
No Impact 10% 12% 10% 18% 13% 12%
Don't Know 27% 20% 12% 7% 2% 20%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
What overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's bankruptcy filing has had or will have on Michigan local governments' cost of borrowing through issuing debt in the near term? Very Positive Impact 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Somewhat Positive Impact 4% 7% 5% 4% 4% 4% 5%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 27% 23% 23% 23% 16% 17% 21%
Somewhat Negative Impact 27% 32% 29% 27% 34% 40% 32%
Very Negative Impact 9% 7% 8% 13% 11% 14% 11%
No Impact 12% 10% 14% 8% 12% 14% 12%
Don't Know 21% 20% 20% 25% 23% 10% 20%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.