January 21, 2016
A new study by the Center for Economic and Business Research finds jobs are following employees to communities, a major change from several decades ago.
January 20, 2016
Research finds that adding a park or playground to a neighborhood reaps immediate health benefits for children and might provide long-term savings on health care.
December 7, 2015
A report from the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) forecasts the state and national economies will grow about 2 percent in 2016, an indication that sluggish GDP rates are the new normal.
October 28, 2015
CBER report finds that Indiana may have an excess supply of trained teachers and not a shortage.
July 15, 2015
Ball State leads the state in improvement of on-time graduation rates, says ICHE report.
June 11, 2015
Indiana has earned good grades in the latest Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card issued by Ball State’s Center for Business and Economic Research.
May 13, 2015
CBER study finds that a fixed-route bus system may help companies to retain employees.
April 22, 2015
A new study finds that cutting meth supplies doesn’t reduce the number of sexually transmitted infections as previously thought.
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
The Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) has completed a review of Indiana’s state economic development efforts, making several recommendations.