Indiana Economic Outlook

The Indiana Economic Outlook is an annual forecasting event held in December and organized by the Center for Business and Economic Research.  All community members are invited to attend, but registration must be completed in advance.

Outlook 2016

James Bullard
James Bullard 
St. Louis Fed 
Read his biography

Monday, December 7, 2015 • 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Horizon Convention Center, 401 S. High St., Muncie, IN 47305

Please join us for the 20th annual Indiana Economic Outlook luncheon and presentation, sponsored by First Merchants Corporation.  In addition to the national, state, and county-level forecasts by Michael J. Hicks, director of Ball State CBER and distinguished professor of economics, we are pleased to host a keynote presentation by James Bullard, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.


$25 per person, $200 per table of 8

Online registration and payment are required in advance. No payment will be accepted at the door. Price includes meal and presentation.

Register by November 30 via our secure online form: https://ballstateoutlook.eventbrite.com 

Note: Contact Lisa Goodpaster at roundtable@bsu.edu for media accommodations.

We will collect new,
adult men's socks for
the Muncie Mission

in collaboration with the
AP economics class at
Yorktown High School.
A donation box will be
at the event check-in. 


Lunch begins promptly at 11:30 a.m.  Experts reveal their predictions for state and local business trends in the upcoming year.  The keynote speaker shares insight into a specific industry or issue.  A question-and-answer session concludes the program.

View an archive of past "Outlook" events, including presentation slides and handouts.


Event parking for the Horizon Convention Center is accessible via Liberty and Howard streets. View the event parking map.


Inquiries about the Indiana Economic Outlook and opportunities for sponsorship may be directed to Lisa Goodpaster at roundtable@bsu.edu.

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Center for Business and Economic Research
Whitinger Business Building, room 149
2000 W. University Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-5926
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