Updates & Announcements from IGPA

All Announcements and Updates from IGPA

July 3, 2017

U of I Flash Index retreats in June

The University of Illinois Flash Index measure of the state's economy retreated to 104.4 in June, down from 104.6 in May. The May reading was a nine-month high.

May 31, 2017

New Illinois Economic Review checks progress on employment in state

The Illinois Economic Review for May 2017 has been published by the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory. It reviews the employment picture in Illinois.

May 30, 2017

IGPA social policy expert Rachel Gordon and colleagues publish article on open source measurement

IGPA sociologist Rachel Gordon and colleagues Laura Davidson and Celine Demitrovich have

May 16, 2017

IGPA Visiting Scholar Amanda Lewis and UIC colleagues release new report on race and inequality

IGPA Visiting Scholar Amanda Lewis and colleagues from the Institute for Research on Race and Public Polic

May 12, 2017

New page highlights Wolff internship program at IGPA

IGPA has launched a new web page that highlights the Charles P. Wolff Internship in Government and Public Affairs.

May 3, 2017

Tax policy expert Don Fullerton assesses tax dependence of U.S. households

IGPA economist and tax policy expert Don Fullerton has published a new analysis of the tax dependence of American households.

May 1, 2017

Flash Index dips a bit in April

The University of Illinois Flash Index fell slightly in April to 104.3 from its 104.4 level in March. The index, which measures economic activity in Illinois, has remained within a range of 104.1 t

April 28, 2017

Visiting Scholar Rachel Weber receives award from Urban Affairs Association

IGPA Visiting Scholar Rachel Weber, a professor of Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has received the B

April 20, 2017

IGPA introduces Wolff intern for 2017-2018

Photograph of Thomas Dowling, 2017-18 Wolff internIGPA is pleased to introduce Thomas Dowling (righ

April 4, 2017

IGPA scholars publish study that indicates crop risk management affects water usage

Research shows crop insurance increases water use