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Analysis from the Year 2005

January

January 7, 2005
Job Growth Sure Beats the Alternative


January 14, 2005
Understanding Public Sector Growth


January 21, 2005
Convention Centers as Economic Development


January 28, 2005
Fed Hits the Bull's Eye

 

April

April 1, 2005
Revisiting the Crystal Ball


April 8, 2005
Random Views from an Economist’s Perspective


April 15, 2005
What Is a Price Index, Anyway?


April 22, 2005
Another Unemployment Rate Riddle


April 29, 2005
Indiana Standard Time

 

July

July 01, 2005
My City is Bigger than Your City


July 08, 2005
Have Gas Prices Lost Their Sting?

July 15, 2005
The Indiana Economy at Mid Year

July 22, 2005
Hot Housing Markets Hard to Find Here


July 29, 2005
Another Solid Quarter for the National Economy

October

October 7, 2005
The Labor Force Challenges for Smaller Communities

October 14, 2005
The Shoe Falls at Delphi

October 21, 2005
Cheer Up, the Economy’s OK

October 28, 2005
Paying the Price for Free Goods

February

February 4, 2004
Indiana's New Metropolitan Areas


February 11, 2005
Is Success a Problem for Wal-Mart?


February 18, 2005
Hard Times for Our Northern Neighbor


February 25, 2005
In Defense of Free Trade Agreements

 

May

May 06, 2005
Private Sector Management Meets Public Sector Challenges

May 13, 2005
Expect More Tightening by the Fed

May 20, 2005
The Outlook for the Labor Market

May 27, 2005
Solutions to Problems Create Problems

August

August 5, 2005
The Bright Star in the Center of Indiana

August 12, 2005
Separating Job Growth Fact from Fiction

August 19, 2005
The Upside of Higher Energy Prices

August 26, 2005
Health Care Premiums Are Killing Jobs


 

 

November

November 4, 2005
Another Failing Technology Grade

November 11, 2005
Predicting Indiana's Economic Future

November 18, 2005
Distinguishing Ourselves From the Competition

November 25, 2005
Changes on the Farm

March

March 4, 2005
More Wind in the Sails of Job Growth


March 11, 2005
Indiana Records Strong Job Growth


March 18, 2005
Turning the Tide on Job Growth


March 25, 2005
Enjoy Growth While It Lasts
June

June 03, 2005
The Tax Coffers are Filling in Indiana

June 10, 2005
The Real Problem with General Motors

June 17, 2005
Where Do Job Skills Come From?

June 24, 2005
Put Away the Job-Counting Calculators

September

September 2, 2005
The Fragile Facade of Confidence

September 9, 2005
The Challenge for Indiana’s Workforce

September 16, 2005
Data Haves and Have Nots

September 23, 2005
Paying the Price for Fiscal Irresponsibility

September 30, 2005
Katrina Made Me Do It

December

December 2, 2005
Economy Ending the Year Strong

December 9, 2005
Financing Local Government

December 16, 2005
Multiplying Our Way to Prosperity

December 23, 2005
King for a Day on Property Taxes

December 30, 2005
Riding the Wave of Interest in Development