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CBER in the News: 2010 Archive

December 2010

Manufacturing still drives state economy
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Dec. 27, 2010 

Construction, manufacturing may lead economic recovery
Indianapolis Business Journal - Indianapolis, Ind. - Dec. 24, 2010

Facts behind Muncie poverty figures
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 22, 2010

Shop 'til you drop
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 22, 2010

Carmel sells energy center only to buy it back
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Dec. 12, 2010

State to see slow but steady growth, BSU economist says
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 9, 2010

Professor predicts steady economic growth
The Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 8, 2010

Hicks: '2011 Will be Much Better'
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Dec. 8, 2010

College graduates step out into difficult economy
The Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 8, 2010

Grocery shoppers feel the effect of higher food prices
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 3, 2010

Study: Liquor Stores at Risk
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Dec. 3, 2010

Supermarkets Will Renew Push to Repeal Sunday Alcohol Ban
WIBC 93.1 FM - Indianapolis, Ind. - Dec. 1, 2010

November 2010

Higher food prices will hit consumers hard
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 30, 2010

Renewed Sunday liquor fight to focus on money
Indianapolis Business Journal - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 30, 2010

And so it begins
Anderson Independent Mail - Anderson, S.C. - Nov. 28, 2010

Black Friday (mp3 audio file)
ABC News Radio - New York City, N.Y. - Nov. 26, 2010

Indiana's jobless rate drops to 9.9% in October
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 24, 2010

Will shoppers turn out this Black Friday?
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Nov. 21, 2010

'I think it could turn Muncie around'
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Nov. 14, 2010

Area economists predict slow growth for upcoming year
The Herald Bulletin - Anderson, Ind. - Nov. 10, 2010

Slight increase in holiday spending seen
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Nov. 9, 2010

Ball State study: Holiday retail sales should be better than last year
WXIN FOX 59 - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 8, 2010

Ball State Predicts Increase in Holiday Sales
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 8, 2010

October 2010

A statement from CBER Director Michael J. Hicks, PhD, regarding recent political ads
Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research - Muncie, Ind. - Oct. 28, 2010

Retailers hope consumers return to form this Christmas season
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Oct. 17, 2010

More holiday hiring expected this year
Sun Herald - Gulfport, Miss. - Oct. 16, 2010

Is commercial real estate finally coming back to life?
Las Vegas Sun - Las Vegas, Nev. - Oct. 15, 2010

After the Pakistan Deluge, Blackouts Spread
The New York Times - New York City, N.Y. - Oct. 13, 2010

Indiana technology fund creates jobs for thousands
Job.com - Wilmington, Del. - Oct. 12, 2010

Indiana tech fund led to 11,000 jobs, says BSU study
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Oct. 12, 2010

Ball State study finds Indiana is investing in more technology industries
The Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - Oct. 11, 2010

Report: Fund Has Created 11,000 Jobs
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Oct. 11, 2010

Holiday hiring may signal good tidings for economy
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Oct. 10, 2010

Louisville arena set to open after years of work
Victoria Advocate -  Victoria, Tex. - Oct. 10, 2010

September 2010

Tax caps get the blame but not the credit
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Sept. 28, 2010

TechPoint Launches 'Measured Marketing' Initiative
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Sept. 21, 2010

Recession officially over, but few cheers
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Sept. 21, 2010

TechPoint unveiling ‘measured marketing’ campaign
Indianapolis Business Journal - Indianapolis, Ind. - Sept. 21, 2010

A $98.5 million shot in the arm for region
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Sept. 14, 2010

Even in this economy, some jobs are in demand
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Sept. 6, 2010

Delaware County among top ten counties for job losses
The Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - Sept. 6, 2010

August 2010

Study says Pakistan flood caused $7.1 billion in damages
The Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - Aug. 31, 2010

Ball State to host nation's biggest music camp
The Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - Aug. 26, 2010

Ball State Study Provides Damage Estimate For Pakistan Flooding
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Aug. 23, 2010

Can the South rise again?
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Aug. 22, 2010

Indiana jobless rate continues slow rise for 2010 
- Forbes - New York City, N.Y. - Aug. 20, 2010
- ABC News - New York City, N.Y. - Aug. 20, 2010 

Ball State campus lands $2M musicians camp
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Aug. 18, 2010

July 2010

McGalliard: We love it, we hate it
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - July 25, 2010

Economic Indicators Mixed for June
WIBC 93.1 FM - Indianapolis, Ind. - July 23, 2010

Unemployment jumps to 12 percent
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - July 21, 2010

Study says state is a 'C' student
Journal Sentinel - Milwaukee, Wis. - July 9, 2010

June 2010

State takes Missouri's manufacturing pulse
Springfield Business Journal - Springfield, Mo. - June 28, 2010

Study Warns Taxes, Education Not Favorable For Ohio Manufacturing
WCPN 90.3 FM - Cleveland, Ohio - June 26, 2010

Report card grades states on manufacturing climate
Reliable Plant magazine - Tulsa, Okla. - June 25, 2010

Study: Tennessee earns a “B” average in manufacturing, logistics
Memphis Business Journal - Memphis, Tenn. - June 24, 2010

Alabama scores mixed on manufacturing report
Birmingham Business Journal - Birmingham, Ala. - June 24, 2010

Travel Expected to Pick Up Over July 4th Holiday
WIBC 93.1 FM - Indianapolis, Ind. - June 23, 2010

Ohio scores high in logistics, production study
Columbus Business First - Columbus, Ohio - June 23, 2010

Report gives Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana 'A' for manufacturing
Business Courier of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, Ohio - June 22, 2010

Report gives Kentucky, Indiana ‘A’ for manufacturing
Business First of Louisville - Louisville, Ky. - June 21, 2010

Recovery to bring significant boost in manufacturing, professor says
The Times of Northwest Indiana - Munster, Ind. - June 20, 2010

Ball State health economics program to expand
Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - June 17, 2010

Ball State Names Health Care Research Leader
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - June 15, 2010

Region needs to boost worker skills
The Times of Northwest Indiana - Munster, Ind. - June 11, 2010

Push into apparel means 420 Hat World hires
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - June 11, 2010

NEW: Report forecasts Indiana headed for robust economic recovery
Tribune Star - Terre Haute, Ind. - June 10, 2010

Report: Indiana poised for manufacturing rebound
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - June 10, 2010

Conexus Report Card Suggests Manufacturing Growth
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - June 10, 2010

State manufacturing, logistics industries get high marks
Indianapolis Business Journal - Indianapolis, Ind. - June 10, 2010

Manufacturing expected to increase 6% in 2011
The News-Sentinel - Fort Wayne, Ind. - June 10, 2010

Report forecasts Indiana headed for robust economic recovery
The Herald Bulletin - Anderson, Ind. - June 10, 2010

Chrysler spends $300 million to build new transmissions
Kokomo Tribune - Kokomo, Ind. - June 9, 2010

Weak economy, gas prices blamed for drop in Indiana travel since 2004, but rebound expected
The Republic - Columbus, Ind. - June 6, 2010

State shakes off driving decline
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - June 2, 2010

May 2010

Ball State students use emerging technology to help boost Hoosier State tourism
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - May 31, 2010

Manufacturers make plan
The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Ind. - May 31, 2010

Airlines target Ball State, college students with cheaper prices for summer travel
The Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - May 27, 2010

Gas prices fall as holiday weekend approaches
WTHR NBC 13 - Indianapolis, Ind. - May 23, 2010

Unemployment down in county: State, national rate both increase slightly as people return to job market
Kokomo Tribune - Kokomo, Ind. - May 21, 2010

Does Michigan's MEGA Business Tax Credit Work? Economists Disagree
WUOM 91.7 FM - Ann Arbor, Mich. - May 19, 2010

Economist on GM Profit: One Report Not a Trend
WIBC 93.1 FM - Indianapolis, Ind. - May 17, 2010

Hope for students in tough job market
The Record - Hakensack, N.J. - May 16, 2010

Gasoline prices going down
WTHR NBC 13 - Indianapolis, Ind. - May 14, 2010

What lies behind lost jobs
Chicago Tribune - Chicago, Ill. - May 13, 2010

Report suggests nearly 50,000 Indiana jobs have moved overseas since recession began in 2007
The Republic - Columbus, Ind. - May 2, 2010

April 2010

Ball State economist foresees bumpy recovery
The Times of Northwest Indiana (via Indiana Economic Digest) - Munster, Ind. - April 30, 2010

Economy Continues to Show Evidence of Improvement
WIBC 93.1 FM - Indianapolis, Ind. - April 29, 2010

Hot new export: Hoosier Jobs
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - April 27, 2010

Hoosiers take hit in their paychecks
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - April 24, 2010

BSU Study Shows Impact of Telecom Deregulation
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - April 22, 2010

Ball State to help develop toll road economy
Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - April 15, 2010

Non-profit tallies job activity at firms in northeast Indiana
The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Ind. - April 12, 2010

March 2010

New Hampshire Lawmakers Rush Through Gambling Expansion Bill
Focus on the Family Action - Colorado Springs, Colo. - March 30, 2010

Rough housing patch
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - March 28, 2010

State's jobless rate drops: Kokomo area sees small increase in unemployment
Kokomo Tribune - Kokomo, Ind. - March 27, 2010

Indiana jobless rate edges up to 9.8 percent
CNBC - New York City, N.Y. - March 26, 2010

Economist: Uptick in Hoosier Jobless Rate Is Actually Good Omen
WIBC 93.1FM - Indianapolis, Ind. - March 26, 2010

Delaware County helps company recruit foreign investors to Indiana
Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - March 24, 2010

Health Care Reform Bill Could Mean Job Losses
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - March 23, 2010

Wages of loss
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh, Penn. - March 23, 2010

Indiana Economics Professor Reacts To Health-Care Bill
WIBC 93.1 FM - Indianapolis, Ind. - March 22, 2010

Jobs bill not seen as game-changer in Indiana
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - March 19, 2010

Two takes on unemployment
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - March 19, 2010

Final Four could make Indy Advertisement $25-35 Million
WISH CBS 8 - Indianapolis, Ind. - March 18, 2010

There's money and there's casino money
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - March 16, 2010

On Governor Daniels’ desk: Property taxes
Indiana Daily Student - Bloomington, Ind. - March 11, 2010

Economist Believes Steady Jobless Rate Could be Positive Sign
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - March 10, 2010

Weather, tax credits, other factors influence industry
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - March 7, 2010

VIDEO: Property Tax Caps Boost Economy
FOX Business Network - New York City, N.Y. - March 3, 2010

February 2010

Wal-Mart profit rises 22 percent for 4Q
Bismark Tribune - Bismark, N.D. - Feb. 18, 2010

Minimum wage hike is good politics, bad policy
Indiana Daily Student - Bloomington, Ind. - Feb. 18, 2010

Mortgage trouble? Don't walk away
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Feb. 18, 2010

Notre Dame raises tuition to nearly $40,000
The Times of Northwest Indiana - Munster, Ind. - Feb. 14, 2010

Deadly sins of wages?
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Feb. 14, 2010

More jobs expected this year
NewsLink Indiana - Muncie, Ind. - Feb. 11, 2010

Not a lot of risktaking going on
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Feb. 11, 2010

Ball State study: minimum wage increase eliminated 550,000 jobs
Ball State Daily News - Muncie, Ind. - Feb. 10, 2010

Ball State study hints of link between wage hike, fewer jobs
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Feb. 10, 2010

Minimum wage hike killed jobs, BSU study says
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Feb. 9, 2010

Unintended but inevitable outcome
The News-Record - Greensboro, N.C. - Feb. 9, 2010

Ball State study: Minimum wage led to job cuts
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Feb. 9, 2010

VIDEO: Did Minimum Wage Hike Hurt Economy?
FOX Business Network - New York City, N.Y. - Feb. 8, 2010

Study: Minimum Wage Hike, Recession Cost Jobs
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Feb. 8, 2010

BSU Study: Wage increase cost 550K jobs
WANE CBS 15 - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Feb. 8, 2010

January 2010

Year of the furnace 
The Times of Northwest Indiana - Munster, Ind. - Jan. 31, 2010

Appliance rebates leaves some in cold
Journal Courier - Lafayette, Ind. - Jan. 29, 2010

Ball State Economist: Recession Over
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Jan. 29, 2010

Toyota facing tough recovery: Multi-million vehicle recalls hurting automaker's reputation
TradingMarkets.com - Jersey City, N.J. - Jan. 28, 2010

Indiana conservative on appliance rebates, too
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Jan. 24, 2010

State, county jobless rates creep up in Dec.
News-Sentinel - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Jan. 23, 2010

State's Unemployment Rate Grows in December
WIBC 93.1 FM - Indianapolis, Ind. - Jan. 22, 2010

No call for tax fury
The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Jan. 18, 2010

Commercial foreclosures to rise?
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Jan. 17, 2010

Holiday Retail Season Much Better Than Anticipated
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Jan. 15, 2010

12K local jobs lost in last decade
The Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Jan. 15, 2010

Fort Wayne Company Completes Equity Financing
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Jan. 14, 2010

Study: Indiana's rural counties get bigger benefit from taxes
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Jan. 13, 2010

Study: State Tax Dollars Flow From Urban to Rural Areas
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Jan. 12, 2010

Report: Indiana's metro area taxes subsidize rural counties
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Jan. 12, 2010

For jobs, area sees more cuts than gains
The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Jan. 10, 2010

New regional program certifies 6 sites for development
The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Jan. 7, 2010