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CBER in the News: 2013 Archive

December 2013

Local unemployment up slightly
Muncie Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 24, 2013

Ball State economist calls Indiana's jobless news stunningly good
Journal and Courier - Lafayette, Ind. - Dec. 20, 2013

State jobless rate drops again, to 7.3%
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Dec. 20, 2013

Other ways to erase state's $40 million budget shortfall
Morning Sentinel - Waterville, Maine - Dec. 18, 2013

City's economy set to bounce back
The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne, Ind.  - Dec. 17, 2013

Indiana's economic outlook: state economy may outperform nation
The Gary Crusader - Gary, Ind.  - Dec. 14, 2013

Northwest Indiana projected to grow faster than nation
The Times of Northwest Indiana - Munster, Ind. - Dec. 13, 2013

Economist: Kokomo ahead of the curve
Kokomo Tribune - Kokomo, Ind. - Dec. 13, 2013

Ball State economist predicts 'tough year' ahead for economy
Journal and Courier - Lafayette, Ind. - Dec. 11, 2013

Slow economic growth forecast locally
Muncie Star Press - Muncie, Ind. - Dec. 8, 2013

Local abatements may cause higher property taxes
Greensburg Daily News - Greensburg, Ind. - Dec. 6, 2013

Hicks Sees Positives in National Jobs Picture
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Dec. 6, 2013

BSU economist: Region will see 2% growth in 2014
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Dec. 5, 2014

A better path to new jobs
Palladium-Item - Richmond, Ind. - Dec. 1, 2013

November 2013

Study finds Indiana effective with its tax incentives
Business First of Louisville - Louisville, Ky. - Nov. 25, 2013

BSU economist predicts soft holiday sales
Times-Mail - Bedford, Ind. - Nov. 26, 2013

Cash registers ring, are you listening?
Seymore Tribune - Seymore, Ind. - Nov. 24, 2013

Md. manufacturing job losses outstrip most of US
Baltimore Sun - Baltimore, Md. - Nov. 17, 2013

Economist: Jobs Report 'Masks' Key Statistic
Inside Indiana Business - Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 8, 2013

Ball State Economist Says Raising Minimum Wage Doesn't Help the Poor
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. - Nov. 5, 2013

October 2013

Indiana agency deemed effective without a check for results
Chesterton Tribune  - Chesterton, Ind. - Oct. 23, 2013
San Fransisco Chronicle - San Francisco, Calif. - Oct. 23, 2013

Let's put the economic puzzle pieces together
News Sentinel - Fort Wayne, Ind. - Oct. 23, 2013

Economist: Employment report proves economy is not improving
The Lane Report - Lexington, Ky. - Oct. 22, 2013

How to fix Indiana's abysmal income gap
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind. - Oct. 18, 2013

Low number of government workers will lower economic impact of shutdown
Ball State Daily News – Muncie, Ind. – Oct. 1, 2013

September 2013

Report: Right-to-work states have more income growth and employment
Human Events – Washington, D.C. – Sept. 25, 2013

Tax caps create savings, but at what cost?
Vincennes Sun Commercial – Vincennes, Ind. – Sept. 22, 2013

Property taxes may rise with Village development
Ball State Daily News – Muncie, Ind. – Sept. 19, 2013

Yorktown Indiana growing faster than the state, says Ball State economist
Muncie Free Press – Muncie, Ind. – Sept. 18, 2013

Yorktown Schools get a promising forecast
Muncie Star Press – Muncie, Ind. – Sept. 18, 2013

Trade Unions: New labor, alt-labor
The Economist – Los Angeles, Calif. – Sept. 14, 2013

Lowering Ind. incomes may cause graduates to leave
Ball State Daily News – Muncie, Ind. – Sept. 12, 2013

Ball State economist says August employment report 'scary'
The Lane Report – Lexington, Ky. – Sept. 6, 2013

Ball State Economist Concerned About Latest Jobless Numbers
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – Sept. 6, 2013

HOWEY: Lawmakers' refusal to heed local officials leaves state suffering
Evansville Courier & Press – Evansville, Ind. – Sept. 5, 2013

Right-to-Work laws produce greater economic growth
Huron County View – Bad Axe, Mich. – Sept. 5, 2013  

Income time warp
The Journal Gazette – Fort Wayne, Ind. – Sept. 2, 2013

August 2013

Personal income in Indiana lags for decades
Muncie Free Press – Muncie, Ind. – Aug. 29, 2013

Kosciusko Average Income Outpaces State Average
Stacey Page Online - Milford, Ind. – Aug. 28, 2013

How An Attack On Syria Affects The Economy
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – Aug. 28, 2013

Ball State Study Shows Indiana Personal Income Lags Nation
Indiana Public Media – Bloomington, Ind. – Aug. 27, 2013

Audio: Hicks on Wage Lag by Sector
Inside Indiana Business – Indianapolis, Ind. – Aug 27, 2013

Lake County paychecks stuck in '90s
The Times of Northwest Indiana – Munster, Ind. – Aug. 26, 2013

Ball State study: Average Ind. personal income lags behind US, on par with 1996 national level 
The Republic – Columbus, Ind. – Aug. 24, 2013

Ball State study: Average Ind. personal income lags behind US
Greenfield Daily Reporter – Greenfield, Ind. – Aug. 24, 2013

Indiana's average personal income equals that of US - in 1996
Indianapolis Star – Indianapolis, Ind. – Aug. 23, 2013

Uncertainty of student loan rates affects Ball State
Ball State Daily News – Muncie, Ind. – Aug. 20, 2013

Making an economic case for ending tobacco use
Muncie Star Press – Muncie, Ind. – Aug. 9, 2013

Ball State Economist Responds to New Unemployment Numbers
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – Aug. 2, 2013

July 2013

Study on Minn. manufacturing climate gives high marks for innovation, low marks for taxes 
Minneapolis Star Tribune – Minneapolis, Minn. – July 13, 2013

State ranks high ininnovation, bad in taxes 
Mesabi Daily News – Mesabi, Minn. – July 12, 2013

State Has LargerSurplus Than Expected 
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – July 11, 2013

BSU Economist: Latest Job Numbers Show Fewer Full-Time Jobs 
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – July 6, 2013

State Manufacturing Climate: Average 
San Diego Union Tribune – San Diego, Calif. – July 4, 2013

Rating NH's attractiveness to manufacturers 
Portsmouth Herald – Portsmouth, N.H. – July 1, 2013

June 2013

NH gets mostly mediocre grades for manufacturing climate 
New Hampshire Business Review – Manchester, N.H. – June 28, 2013

Current Edition Initiative targets manufacturing 
Northern Colorado Business Report – Fort Collins, Colo. – June 28, 2013

Study: RI the pits in support of manufacturing 
The Providence Journal – Providence, R.I. – June 26, 2013

Bucking state's manufacturing slump 
The Missoulian – Missoula, Mont. – June 24, 2013

Iowa earns 'A' as manufacturing state 
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier – Waterloo, Iowa – June 24, 2013

Manufacturing report card doesn't tell entire story 
Bismarck Tribune – Bismarck, N.D. – June 23, 2013

Ball State report gives Wisconsin 'A' for manufacturing 
The Business Journal of Milwaukee – Milwaukee, Wis. – June 20, 2013

Utah gets average grades on manufacturing report; see how all 50 states fared 
Deseret News – Salt Lake City, Utah – June 20, 2013

Report says poor education hinders SC manufacturing 
GSA Business – Greenville, S.C. – June 20, 2013

Tennessee manufacturing strong but limited by education 
Memphis Business Journal – Memphis, Tenn. – June 20, 2013

In manufacturing climate report, Virginia is just OK 
The Virginian-Pilot – Norfolk, Va. – June 20, 2013

Report critical of New York factory output 
Buffalo Business First – Buffalo, N.Y. – June 19, 2013

Nebraska manufacturing, logistics average on report card 
Columbus Telegram – Columbus, Neb. – June 19, 2013

NM lags on manufacturing, tax climate 
Albuquerque Business First – Albuquerque, N.M. – June 18, 2013

Colorado manufacturing showing signs of improvement,despite low grade 
Northern Colorado Business Report – Fort Collins, Colo. – June 18, 2013

Maryland needs to think 'bold and imaginative' to grow manufacturing, advocate says 
Baltimore Business Journal (via Washington Business Journal) – Baltimore, Md. – June 18, 2013

Report: Mississippi manufacturing hindered by state's poor educational levels of workforce 
Mississippi Business Journal – Jackson, Miss. – June 18, 2013

New York scores F grade for manufacturing 
Watertown Daily Times – Watertown, N.Y. – June 18, 2013

Mass. Gets 'C' Grade For Manufacturing 
Worcester Business Journal – Worchester, Mass. – June 18, 2013

Report: Ohio is a manufacturing 'powerhouse' 
Dayton Daily News – Dayton, Ohio – June 17, 2013

New York's manufacturing sector receives an 'F' in new report 
The Post Standard – Syracuse, N.Y. – June 17, 2013

State's Manufacturing, Logistics Sectors Score High on BSU Report Card 
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – June 14, 2013

Report: People problems persist in manufacturing,logistics 
Indianapolis Business Journal – Indianapolis, Ind. – June 14, 2013

Indiana dominates Midwest in manufacturing, Ball State report says 
Indianapolis Star – Indianapolis, Ind. – June 14, 2013

Hoosier firms hiring more
The Journal Gazette – Fort Wayne, Ind. – June 11, 2013

Amenities draw both businesses and people 
The News-Sentinel – Fort Wayne – June 11, 2013

Ball State Economist Speaks on Latest Unemployment Figures 
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – June 8, 2013

State Heads for Fiscal Finish Line With Improving Fortunes 
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – June 7, 2013

May 2013

Disproportionate decreases statewide 
The Journal Gazette – Fort Wayne, Ind. – May 30, 2013

West Liberty University To Initiate Energy Institute 
The Intelligencer & Wheeling News-Register – Wheeling, W.Va. – May 29, 2013

West Liberty launches institute on energy, commerce; Ball State professor to serve as fellow 
The Republic – Columbus, Ind. – May 28, 2013

JC Penney woes may persist as Best Buy rebounds 
Los Angeles Times – Los Angeles, Calif. – May 10, 2013

Indiana Economist Cites Continued Sluggish Economy 
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – May 8, 2013

Ball State Economist Says Enthusiasm for Unemployment Numbers is "Misplaced" 
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – May 4, 2013

Employment numbers released today: Is this good news or not? 
Cincinnati.com – Cincinnati, Ohio – May 3, 2013

Hicks: 'Not Optimistic' Following Jobs Report 
Inside Indiana Business – Indianapolis, Ind. – May 3, 2013

April 2013

Study: Many Hoosiers Skills Do Not Match New Jobs
Indiana Public Media – Bloomington, Ind. – April 19, 2013

Ball State Report Shows Skills 'Mismatch' Affects Job Seekers 
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – April 18, 2013

Hicks: Some Businesses Face 'Reality Gap' 
Inside Indiana Business – Indianapolis, Ind. – April 11, 2013

Ball State Economist Explains Chained CPI 
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – April 11, 2013

Tax cutters look at how to slice 
The Journal Gazette – Fort Wayne, Ind. – April 7, 2013

Howard County beating the odds 
Kokomo Tribune – Kokomo, Ind. – April 7, 2013

Economist Dives Into Latest Unemployment Numbers 
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – April 6, 2013

Transportation expected to play big role in Muncie 
Muncie Star Press – Muncie, Ind. – April 5, 2013

Hicks: Jobs Report Paints 'Grim Picture' 
Inside Indiana Business – Indianapolis, Ind. – April 5, 2013

March 2013

Live-here, work-here numbers increasing 
The Republic – Columbus, Ind. – March 30, 2013

Area counties losing population 
Pharos-Tribune – Logansport, Ind. – March 25, 2013

Study: Jefferson in bottom quarter of Indiana in resident retention 
Madison Courier – Madison, Ind. – March 25, 2013

HETRICK: New kind of road rage over a transportation double standard 
Indianapolis Business Journal – Indianapolis, Ind. – March 23, 2013

January jobless rates rise 
Kokomo Tribune – Kokomo, Ind. – March 18, 2013

Hicks: Jobless Rate Rises, Despite "Robust" Growth 
Inside Indiana Business – Indianapolis, Ind. – March 18, 2013

Hicks: Americans' Recovery Expectations Are Low 
Inside Indiana Business – Indianapolis, Ind. – March 8, 2013

Ball State economist: American recovery expectations low 
Elkhart Truth – Elkhart, Ind. – March 8, 2013

Economist: Americans Have Low Expectations For Recovery 
Stacey Page Online – Milford, Ind. – March 8, 2013

Analysts: Indiana To See Strong Economic Growth This Year 
Indiana Public Media – Bloomington, Ind. – March 8, 2013

Ball State Economist On Telecommuting 
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – March 6, 2013

Expert Explains Sequester Effect on Economy 
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – March 1, 2013

January 2013

Ball State Economist Says New Term Brings Old Issue
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – Jan. 21, 2013

Sunday booze restrictions remain stringent in Indiana
USA Today – McLean, Va. – Jan. 20, 2013

No Debt Ceiling Agreement Could Cause Downgrade of US Credit Rating
WIBC 93.1 FM – Indianapolis, Ind. – Jan. 16, 2013

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence budget raises education, Medicaid, transportation spending
Indianapolis Star – Indianapolis, Ind. – Jan. 15, 2013

Walmart's Veteran Hiring Plan Draws Praise, Skepticism
Huffington Post – huffingtonpost.com – Jan. 15, 2013

SEI economic outlook varies
Rushville Republican - Rushville, Ind. - Jan. 6, 2013