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IGPA Flash Index

Flash Index

An archive of the Flash Index containing monthly data from June 1981 to the most current release.

About the Flash Index

The U of I Flash Index was created in 1995 at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois to provide an instantaneous reading of the performance of the Illinois economy. The index has become the most widely used monthly economic indicator in Illinois, appearing in many newspapers and on broadcast news outlets. It has been reproduced in economic data provided by the state’s Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce as well as more specialized sources such as the McGraw-Hill Midwest construction report.

The findings and commentary presented here do not necessarily reflect the views of The Institute of Government and Public Affairs or the University of Illinois System. They should not be considered as a forecast of future events or a guarantee of future results for investment and related purposes.

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June University of Illinois System Flash Index fell slightly

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May University of Illinois System Flash Index fell slightly

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Author

Fred Giertz
Fred Giertz
Affiliation Professor Emeritus, Institute of Government and Public Affairs | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Email jgiertz@illinois.edu

Professor Emeritus, Institute of Government and Public Affairs | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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