March 11, 2015
Indiana has one of the worst rates of meth abuse in the nation, but adopting prescription-only policies for cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine could be cost the state millions each year.
March 9, 2015
A study by the Center for Business and Economic Research has found mistakes in property assessments across the state causing errors in tax bills, which are particularly hard on low-income taxpayers.
February 17, 2015
Indiana could improve its economy by attracting new businesses and households through policies to enhance its regional communities.
January 29, 2015
A policy brief from Center for Business and Economic Research is recommending the Indiana legislature pay closer attention to tax increment financing, often called TIF.
December 4, 2014
New report predicts Indiana’s economy will continue to expand in 2015, as various industries continue to blossom and add new jobs.
October 6, 2014
College Choice names Ball State’s online education program one of the top 50 in the nation.
August 27, 2014
A new report finds U.S. adolescents’ misperceptions about weight can lead to unhealthy behavior.
August 15, 2014
Ten Ball State faculty members recognized for exemplary scholarship, service and professional achievements have been named distinguished professors.
July 7, 2014
The bad news: It’s harder to lure business because they can’t relocate easily. The good news: Indiana is an attractive place for businesses that can move. A new study from the Center for Business and Economic Research identifies the key sectors of Indiana’s economy.
May 6, 2014
The Center for Economic and Business Research has found that healthy Hoosiers who buy health insurance on the exchange will pay significantly more in premiums if many of their neighbors are in poor health.
February 10, 2014
The Center for Business and Economic Research has found many K-12 school districts in Indiana are shrinking, and consolidation may cut costs.
December 6, 2013
Study from Ball State’s Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) finds local tax abatements may be increasing local property tax rates overall and not effectively attracting new jobs.
December 4, 2013
Residents across Indiana will have the opportunity to hear Michael Hicks, director of Ball State’s Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER), discuss the state’s economic outlook.
November 26, 2013
Ball State's dance majors will explore how color can generate and express movement and shapes through "The Color of Motion," coming to the University Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5-7, with a matinee performance at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8.
October 23, 2013
Renowned architect Daniel Libeskind will speak at Ball State about why memorable, well-designed places are important tools for a community’s economic development strategy.
October 23, 2013
The Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) has completed a review of Indiana’s state economic development efforts, making several recommendations.
October 16, 2013
Study finds that college students are willing to pay more to live close to campus.
August 26, 2013
Research by the Center for Business and Economic Research explains some of the reasons Hoosiers are making significantly less than their peers around the nation.
April 2, 2013
The Center for Business and Economic Research says that Indiana will have to adjust its human capital policies in order to put hundreds of thousands of people back to work.
March 22, 2013
The Jim & Rita Myers Fund for Accounting Excellence has been established with $30,000 in contributions.
February 4, 2013
Rising gas prices over the coming decade may make public transportation significantly more attractive to Hoosiers, say studies by the Center for Business and Economic Research.
January 10, 2013
Study finds many Hoosiers are risking their mental and physical health by binge and heavy drinking.