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Analysis from the Year 2004

January

January 2, 2004
What the Employment Statistics Really Tell Us


January 9, 2004
What the Employment Statistics Really Tell Us


January 16, 2004
The Indiana Economy at Year's End


January 23, 2004
Where Should Our Leaders Take Us?


January 30, 2004
Getting to Know Indiana's Labor Force

 

April

April 2, 2004
Counting Jobs Not as Simple as It Sounds


April 9, 2004
Understanding the Budget Plight of States


April 16, 2004
A Nation of Busybodies


April 23, 2004
The Business Cycle Turns Up for Indiana


April 30, 2004
The Untapped Potential of Public Sector Innovation

 

July

July 2, 2004
Tracing Our Economic Evolution


July 9, 2004
Is Indiana's Tax System Working?


July 16, 2004
Indiana Economy at Mid Year


July 23, 2004
A Closer Look at Manufacturing


July 30, 2004
GDP Growth Comes Down to Earth

 

October

October 1, 2004
Is the Tide Rising Enough for Indianaís Boat?


October 8, 2004
Sizing Up the Labor Market


October 15, 2004
Data and Quasi-Data


October 22, 2004
Why High Costs Donít Matter


October 29, 2004
A Surprisingly Good Quarter

 

February

February 6, 2004
The U.S. Economy is Working Smarter


February 13, 2004
Baby Steps Towards Tax Reform


February 20, 2004
New Data Put State Economy in Better Light


February 27, 2004
The Paradox of Politics

 

May

May 7, 2004
GDP is Nice, but Job Growth is Better


May 14, 2004
The Challenge for Growth in Indiana


May 21, 2004
The Challenge for Growth in Indiana, Part II


May 28, 2004
Are We Missing the Obvious?

 

August

August 6, 2004
Small Business and Economic Growth


August 13, 2004
Rooting for the Economy


August 20, 2004
Talking Back to Your Television


August 27, 2004
Let the Next Generation Pay Our Bills

 

November

November 5, 2004
Indiana Manufacturing in Perspective


November 12, 2004
Deficits Forever?


November 19, 2004
Growing in the Right Direction


November 26, 2004
Do the Colts Add to the Economy?

 

March

March 5, 2004
Another Warning on Social Security


March 12, 2004
Revising Indiana's Job Loss Ranking


March 19, 2004
Where Are the Jobs?


March 26, 2004
Indiana's Regions Are a Study in Contrasts
June

June 4, 2004
Whatís Really Behind Stronger Job Growth


June 11, 2004
Can We Afford to Buy New Jobs?


June 18, 2004
Industrial Economy on a Roll


June 25, 2004
Education and the Indiana Workforce
September

September 3, 2004
Best Practices for Economic Development


September 10, 2004
Placing Bets on Our Economic Future


September 17, 2004
Plugging Into the Growth of China


September 24, 2004
The Myth of Manufacturing Jobs
December

December 3, 2004
The Devilish Details of Revenue Forecasting


December 10, 2004
Reversing the Exodus of Corporate Headquarters


December 17, 2004
Saving for a Rainy Day


December 24, 2004
Evaluating the Price Environment


December 31, 2004
Getting in Touch With Our Economic Feelings