Week 4 Discussion 1
From the e-Activity about the “Annual Population Estimates 2000 to 2009,” analyze and forecast a comparison of the population growth rate from 2010 through 2016 of the State of Michigan and your state. Provide these figures in your response for each year. Based on your prediction for the years 2015 and 2016, discuss the impact of each state’s population increase on the four (4) highest discretionary spending accounts. Note: Please refer back to Week 3 and review the State of Michigan and your state’s budget.
Week 4 Discussion 2
- Discuss at least two (2) challenges an administrator should consider when preparing a trend analysis over a five (5) year period. Justify your response.