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CBER in the News: 2009 Archive

December 2009

East Central Indiana economy: What's coming in 2010?
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 27, 2009

Commentary: Bad policies drive people from Michigan
The Detroit News - Detroit, Mich. - Dec. 23, 2009

Indiana tax caps leading to more bills to nonprofits
WTHR NBC 13 - Indianapolis, Ind. - Dec. 21, 2009

Ball State Economists Expect Economic Growth for Indiana
WCSI 1010 AM - Columbus, Ind. - Dec. 18, 2009

Chamber: 1.6 Million Hoosiers Set to Retire Over Next 20 Years
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Dec. 17, 2009

Ball State Economists Predict Growth in 2010
WIBC 93.1 FM - Indianapolis, Ind. - Dec. 16, 2009

Cash for Clunkers a success? Maybe
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 13, 2009

Business people - Ball State CBER wins awards
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 13, 2009

Mobility bust bad for Vegas
The Las Vegas Sun - Las Vegas, Nevada - Dec. 12, 2009

Recession fears have Americans staying put
United Press International - Washington, D.C. - Dec. 12, 2009

Will consumers come to rescue of retailers bracing for leaner holiday shopping season?
Daytona Beach News-Journal - Daytona Beach, Fla. - Dec. 5, 2009

November 2009

Black Friday forecast includes big discounts and big crowds
WSBT CBS 22 - South Bend, Ind. - Nov. 25, 2009

Black Friday looks bleak for retailers, BSU study says
The Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - Nov. 23, 2009

 Shoppers will be watching their spending
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Nov. 22, 2009

Northeast Indiana's unemployment ups and downs likely to continue
News-Sentinel - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Nov. 21, 2009

State's Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly
WIBC 93.1 FM - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 20, 2009

Black Friday a week away
South Bend Tribune - South Bend, Ind. - Nov. 20, 2009

Black Friday Deals Will Shock Shoppers, Experts Say
WRTV ABC 6 - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 18, 2009

Ball State study confirms ‘Cash for Clunkers’ a success
Indiana Daily Student - Bloomington, Ind. - Nov. 18, 2009

Message to holiday shoppers: Buy early
Herald-Whig - Quincy, Ill. - Nov. 16, 2009

Challenging holiday season ahead for local retailers
South Bend Tribune - South Bend, Ind. - Nov. 15, 2009

Boone County to Unveil Economic Development Study
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 13, 2009

Expect Stagnant Holiday Sales/Fewer Job Openings
WCSI 1010 AM - Columbus, Ind. - Nov. 12, 2009

Researcher: 'Clunkers' program boosted auto sales
The Associated Press - New York City, N.Y. - Nov. 12, 2009

Anderson area needs a varied economy
The Herald Bulletin - Anderson, Ind. - Nov. 11, 2009

BSU Study: CARS spiked auto sales
The Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - Nov. 11, 2009

Close to home: A look at real estate in Gary, Indiana
USA Today - McLean, Va. - Nov. 11, 2009

Study Confirms 'Cash for Clunkers' Was a Success
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 11, 2009

Economists predict better 2010 but east central Indiana forecast not as bright
- Indiana Economic Digest - Bloomington, Ind. - Nov. 11, 2009
- The Herald Bulletin - Anderson, Ind. - Nov. 10, 2009

Research-oriented publications, websites pull in national awards
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Nov. 9, 2009

Study calls "Clunkers" program a mixed blessing
WTHR NBC 13 - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 9, 2009

Depressed counties try tax incentive to lure firms
The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Nov. 9, 2009

Ball State report: Cash for Clunkers sparked auto sales
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 9, 2009

TV buyers are going with smaller screens to save money
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 7, 2009

Retail sales buoy hope for rebound of economy
The San Diego Union-Tribune - San Diego, Calif. - Nov. 6, 2009

Ball State University study: Holiday shopping to drop about 1%
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 6, 2009

Ball State Predicts Slight Drop in Holiday Retail Sales
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 5, 2009

Faced with Walmart and History, Retailers Can't Avoid Deep Holiday Discounts
BNET - San Francisco, Calif. - Nov. 5, 2009

Business forecast to be given at luncheon
The Herald Bulletin - Anderson, Ind. - Nov. 3, 2009

Business Research Centers in Indiana Claim National Honors
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 2, 2009

October 2009

'Shovel-ready' projects approved, funds still on the way
The Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - Oct. 28, 2009

Region's tourism bureaus in three-way battle for tourism dollars
The Times of Northwest Indiana - Munster, Ind. - Oct. 25, 2009

China exporting ill will
The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Oct. 25, 2009

Local, state jobless rates down in September
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Oct. 22, 2009

Analysis: Unemployment Rate Suggests Recession Ending
WIBC 93.1 FM - Indianapolis, Ind. - Oct. 21, 2009

The real economic danger in the N.C. Dell deal gone bad
Carolina Newswire - N. Carolina - Oct. 9, 2009

Gaming Expansion Approved in Neighboring State
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Oct. 6, 2009

Unemployment has hit the disabled harder than most
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Oct. 3, 2009

September 2009

Jobless recent college grads worry about their loans
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Sept. 27, 2009

Tax incentives lacking job payoffs
Livingston Daily - Howell, Mich. - Sept. 23, 2009

Local airport managers defend subsidies
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Sept. 23, 2009

Where will 750 jobs from Republic land?
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Sept. 21, 2009

Downtown getting ready for Ivy Tech
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Sept. 20, 2009

Indiana's jobless rate fell below 10% in August
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Sept. 19, 2009

Area jobs, products on fringes of tariff tiff
The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Sept. 16, 2009

Lily cuts likely to hit Indiana
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Sept. 15, 2009

Learning from the failures of other states
The Edmond Sun - Edmond, Okla. - Sept. 14, 2009

Growing number of Americans taking on second jobs
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Sept. 7, 2009

The Michigan Example
The Wall Street Journal - New York, N.Y. - Sept. 4, 2009

August 2009

BSU Researchers Say 'Racinos' Depress Local Economies
WRTV ABC 6 - Indianapolis, Ind. - Aug. 20, 2009

Study: State Fair Poised for Attendance Boost
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Aug. 7, 2009

Magna awarded $40 million in stimulus funds
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Aug. 6, 2009

Ball State Reviews Effects of Racinos
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Aug. 5, 2009

Study questions benefits of slots
Baltimore Sun - Baltimore, Md. - Aug. 5, 2009

The Impact of Casino Games at Tracks Studied
WBAL 1090 AM - Baltimore, Md. - Aug. 4, 2009

Study finds racino projects create low-paying jobs
Baltimore Sun - Baltimore, Md. - Aug. 4, 2009

July 2009

Study finds no increased economic development in city-county mergers
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh, Penn. - July 30, 2009

June sales hint at housing recovery
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - July 24, 2009

To minimum-wage workers, this raise makes a difference
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - July 23, 2009

Local consolidation doesn't always improve economy, a Ball State Study says
The Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - July 23, 2009

Panel Discusses State Tax Reform
WOWK CBS 13 - Charleston, W.V. - July 21, 2009

Staggering Statistics Scream for Domestic Policy Changes
Mackinac Center for Public Policy - Mackinac, Mich. - July 20, 2009

Study: Consolidation Not Vital to Economic Growth
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - July 20, 2009

Unemployment hits 11.7 percent
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - July 18, 2009

LOIT proposal upsets Delaware County residents
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - July 16, 2009

Why S.F. needs the 49ers
The San Fransisco Chronicle - San Fransisco, Calif. - July 16, 2009

Region bleeds auto jobs in spring
The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Ind. - July 12, 2009

Hitched: In the birthplace of U-Haul, stories of coming and going - and not looking back
The Oregonian - Portland, Ore. - July 11, 2009

Carmel leapfrogs over Muncie in city population figures
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - July 2, 2009

June 2009

Economist Says State's Tax Structure Leads to Low-Paying Jobs
The State Journal - Charleston, W.V. - June 25, 2009

Housing, unemployment woes leave movers shaken
San Francisco Chronicle - San Francisco, Calif. - June 24, 2009

Moving Towards Prosperity
The Atlantic Monthly - Boston, Mass. - June 22, 2009

Jobless face new realities in search
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - June 22, 2009

More Pain in Store for Elkhart County's Economy
RV Business - June 22, 2009

Making the Best of Staying Put
The Wall Street Journal - New York, N.Y. - June 19, 2009

6 States Hitting Residents with Big Tax Hikes
The Wall Street Journal - New York, N.Y. - June 16, 2009

Indanapolis impresses NFL execs
ESPN - Bristol, Conn. - June 9, 2009

Fifty Over Fifty: Local people recognized
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - June 6, 2009

May 2009

Auto bailouts aim to buck history
The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Ind. - May 24, 2009

Economist: Muncie is 'ground zero' for budget crisis
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - May 23, 2009

Jobless rate drops
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - May 23, 2009

Population drops in Delaware County
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - May 17, 2009

State's attractions suffer
The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Ind. - May 16, 2009

Recession forces couples to split for work
Minnesota Public Radio - St. Paul, Minn. - May 13, 2009

Fort Wayne home sales suffer with GM plant worries
USA Today - McLean, Va. - May 12, 2009

Tourism has an impact, although it can be hard to measure
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - May 10, 2009

For region, it could have been worse
The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Ind. - May 1, 2009

April 2009

Midwest Still Tops in Trade
Industry Week - Cleveland, Ohio - April 15, 2009

Missouri tops manufacturing, logistics list
The Columbia Daily Tribune - Columbia, Mo. - April 2, 2009

March 2009

Missouri makes Ball State's top states for manufacturing, logistics
Springfield Business Journal - Springfield, Mo. - Mar. 30, 2009

Piecemail Recovery Fills Void in a Former G.M. Town
The New York Times - New York City, N.Y. - Mar. 5, 2009

Prioritizing Potential Projects
Times-Mail - Bedford, Ind. - Mar. 3, 2009

A long road to recovery
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Mar. 1, 2009

February 2009

The stimulus quest
The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Feb. 28, 2009

Muncie needs economic stimulus package
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Feb. 22, 2009

Bankruptcy Still Major Possibility for GM, Chrysler
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Feb. 18, 2009

Emerging media essential for grads
The Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - Feb. 11, 2009

BSU Study: Employers More Willing to Pay More for Emerging Media Skilled Workers
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Feb. 4, 2009

Ball State Researcher: Unemployment Rate to Keep Climbing
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Feb. 2, 2009 

Jaunuary 2009

BSU study affirms savings
South Bend Tribune - South Bend, Ind. - Jan. 29, 2009

BSU faculty sends broadband proposal to Congress
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Jan. 25, 2009

Fewer miles driven in Ky. and Ind. even with cheaper gas
Courier-Journal - Louisville, Ky. - Jan. 23, 2009

As Economy Stalls, Fewer New Yorkers Moving Out of State
The New York Times - New York City, N.Y. - Jan. 19, 2009

Ball State Study Looks at Tourism Benefits
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Jan. 16, 2009

BSU stimulus plan goes to Congress
The Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - Jan. 16, 2009

Town's new car dealers closing
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Jan. 11, 2009

Column: Speed critical to stimulus plan
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Jan. 11, 2009

Leaner government may not cut taxes
The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Jan. 11, 2009

The misconceptions of local government reform
Reporter-Times - Martinsville, Ind. - Jan. 9, 2009

Jobs are job one
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Jan. 1, 2009