The University of Illinois Flash Index dropped in November to 104.1 from 104.3 the previous month. It was the third consecutive month that the measure of economic activity in Illinois has dropped.
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U of I Flash Index falls in November
IGPA's Fiscal Futures Project teams with Volcker Alliance for new 50-state budget analysis project
New Illinois Economic Review shows state lost jobs in September at rate faster than nation
The Illinois Economic Review for September 2016 has been published by the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory. It reviews the labor and employment picture in Illinois.
New U of I Flash Index posted
The University of Illinois Flash Index, compiled by IGPA expert J. Fred Giertz, has been posted for September.
Announcing the 2016 Edgar Fellows
Forty emerging leaders from throughout Illinois have been selected as 2016 Edgar Fellows in the fifth year of an initiative to
Fiscal Futures Project report re-published by State Tax Notes
A report by IGPA's Fiscal Futures Project policy initiative team was re-published in the May 16th edition of State Tax Notes, a publication of Tax Analysts, a non-profit that publ
Flash Index drops to lowest level since December 2012
The University of Illinois Flash Index, which tracks economic activity in the state, fell for the second consecutive month in April, dropping to its lowest level since December 2012.
ILACHE to present Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously to Jorge Chapa
The Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education (ILACHE) has announced that it will present a Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously to Professor Jorge Chapa, an IGPA demographer and sociologist who died in October 2015.
Flash Index down; Illinois falling behind national economy
The U. of I. Flash Index declined in March to 105.1 from its 105.6 level in February.
Revenue, spending at midpoint of FY16
New analysis by the Fiscal Futures Project finds that Illinois’ budget impasse has put spending on autopilot while revenue is down significantly.