Updates & Announcements from IGPA

All Announcements and Updates from IGPA

January 17, 2018

IGPA sociologist Maria Krysan is author of new book on residential segregation

IGPA sociologist Maria Krysan, who leads IGPA's Race and Inequ

January 17, 2018

REAL releases Illinois Economic Review for December

The Regional Economics Applications Laboratory has released its Illinois Economic Review, compiled by IGPA economist Geoffrey Hewings, for December 2017.

January 2, 2018

U of I Flash Index comes in at 104.1 for December

The University of Illinois Flash Index slipped a tick to 104.1 in December, down from 104.2 the previous month.

December 12, 2017

IGPA Professor David Merriman named James J. Stukel Presidential Professor at UIC

Congratulations to David Merriman, an IGPA professor since 1995, on his appointment as Stukel Presidential Professor.

December 1, 2017

Flash Index reverses October decline, climbs back to 104.2 in November

The University of Illinois Flash Index, an indicator of the Illinois economy published monthly by the Institute of Government and Public Affairs, rose to 104.2 in November.

November 20, 2017

IGPA intern Thomas Dowling selected as 2018 Rhodes Scholar

IGPA's Wolff Intern, Thomas Dowling, has been selected as one of 32 U.S.

November 8, 2017

Federal Reserve Board chairs Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen receive the Paul H. Douglas Award for Ethics in Government

The past and current chair of the Federal Reserve Board were honored with the University of Illinois System’s Paul H.

November 2, 2017

Volcker Alliance releases report of findings from state budgeting study that includes work from Fiscal Futures Project

The Volcker Alliance has released research findings from a multiyear study of state budgeting practices across the United States. IGPA's

November 1, 2017

U of I Flash Index dips to 5-year low

The University of Illinois Flash Index fell to 103.9 in October, its first reading below 104.0 since November 2012. The dip indicates a continued sluggishness in the state's ecomomy.

September 8, 2017

Illinois Economic Review for August indicates employment growth is continuing in Illinois

The latest Illinois Economic Review from the University of Illinois' Regional Economic Applications Laboratory indicates the state could see a net increase of more than 19,000 jobs in the coming 12