October 19, 2020
Parents should create new Halloween traditions as the CDC urges avoiding high-risk activities such as trick-or-treating and parties.
October 2, 2020
A Ball State political science professor points out that online platforms will allow President Trump to continue to campaign while convalescing from a positive test for COVID-19.
September 29, 2020
Ball State professor Dom Caristi says there will be no viewing records established during the presidential debate.
September 22, 2020
Chad Kinsella, a Ball State political science professor, believes any attempt to replace deceased Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will increase the controversy surrounding the presidential election.
September 15, 2020
A new study finds that college students in Mexico City have low levels of awareness about fertility issues and many don’t want to have children at all.
September 4, 2020
Dina Marie Zemke, an associate professor of residential property management, found that the overwhelming majority of survey respondents believed that there was no stopping the robotic transformation of the food service industry, including quick service restaurants.
August 17, 2020
Primatologist finds evidence that lactating chimpanzees find refuge in caves during the hottest parts of the year and day in West Africa.
August 14, 2020
Indiana continues strong performance in the manufacturing and logistics sectors despite challenges from COVID-19.
August 7, 2020
In the first long-term study of food insecurity in the U.S., hungry people are more likely to develop serious health issues — particularly cardiovascular disease— that raises the chances of an early death.
August 3, 2020
New research shows that most people will wear a mask or practice social distancing during this pandemic if they believe it will help others.
July 29, 2020
New study from Center for Business and Economic Research found that the interruption of school in March 2020 resulted in wide variation in delivering online education due to large gaps in internet access across the state. About 68,649 to 84,118 Indiana school-age children do not have internet access at home.
July 23, 2020
More people are getting their news from social media than from radio and print sources, combined, and that can lead to increased confusion, says a telecommunications professor.
June 30, 2020
A new report recommends Indiana state officials work with the private sector to breathe life into the tourism, vacation, and hospitality sectors.
June 23, 2020
The Wabash River could be returned to a pristine state by using modern conservation applications, according to research from Ball State University.
June 16, 2020
New research indicates cities with pro sports franchises should take a long-term approach when expecting an economic payoff.
May 18, 2020
Researchers find a significant association between in-person voting and the spread of COVID-19 two to three weeks after Wisconsin’s primary on April 7.
May 12, 2020
Research indicates water shortages may loom in the future of 1 billion people living downstream from the Himalayas in Nepal, due to climate change.
May 11, 2020
An anthropology professor will conduct research in Bosnia-Herzegovina next year as a result of winning a U.S. Scholar award from the Fulbright Program.
May 6, 2020
When the U.S Department of Labor releases its jobs report for the month of April this week, expect the nation’s unemployment rate to jump to about 17.4%.
April 23, 2020
Ball State University’s business faculty have devised a model to help Americans spend their stimulus checks.
April 13, 2020
CBER report says local government tax revenues for 2020 were expected to be stagnant even before COVID-19 forced a shutdown of the economy to mitigate the impact of the disease. The closure might cost more than $200 million in an optimistic scenario.
April 2, 2020
CBER director Michael Hicks believes that the $6.6 million jobs lost in the last week reflects the accelerating closure of commerce as Americans quickly embrace social distancing.
March 19, 2020
Extreme social distancing in the United States will create a recession as mass layoffs cause unemployment to exceed 10.5% nationally and 10% in Indiana within 45 days. Within 90 days, unemployment may rise to 14.6% nationally and 14.5% Indiana.
February 26, 2020
New CBER study finds Hoosiers spend much more per person on healthcare than do residents in ‘less healthy’ states.