Ending a string of three consecutive monthly increases, the University of Illinois Flash Index dipped to 105.4 in May. The April reading was 105.6. Both readings indicate a growing economy.
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The University of Illinois Flash Index, which measures the strength of the Illinois economy, climbed back to a reading of 105.4 in March, up one-tenth of a point from the previous month and matchin
The University of Illinois Flash Index continues to show moderate growth in the Illinois economy.
Few will argue that Illinois has significant issues with the underfunding of its five public employee pension systems. In fact, many say the state faces a continuing “pension crisis.”
The University of Illinois Flash Index, compiled by IGPA ecomomist J. Fred Giertz, slipped one-tenth of a point in January. The Index continues to indicate that the Illinois economy is strong.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Texas at Austin, have found that while many high school peer crowds and influences have